Inbound TLS/SMTP inspection (to FortiMail)

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Inbound TLS/SMTP inspection (to FortiMail)

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I'm wondering if anyone happens to be doing successful inbound inspection of SMTP/TLS to a FortiMail appliance? Or any other mail server for that matter.  I've run in to a brick wall when it comes to renegotiation. The Palo is serving the correct certificate and a manual connections using openssl (openssl s_client -debug -connect -crlf -starttls smtp -showcerts) over a "decrypted" session and an "untouched" session shows identical output up until this point:

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Decrypted (or well, attempted decryption) on the left and undecrypted normal session on the right.
I've made the decryption profile as generous as possible (i.e. not blocking any sessions and allowing all sorts keys and cryptos) and ECDHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384 is supported according to the docs. Anyone have any good ideas what to try next?
It feels somewhat like but I have no idea how to configure ciphers on the FortiMail.


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

The palo alto may not have openssl tool to test the ciphers but in version 10 there is the improved that will tell you the needed info:





Also SSL handshake can be seen with a pcap from the firewall and you can see what ciphers are send by the server (the fortiMail):




For more info:

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