How can I check if my server is using ssl 3?

When I run openssl version command I get this.

OpenSSL 1.0.1 14 Mar 2012


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    OpenSSL is a library, it won't give you a clue on how it's used by your web server. – Xavier Lucas Oct 15 '14 at 23:01
  • Qualys provides a pretty good only SSL diagnostic service here : ssllabs.com/ssltest – HBruijn Oct 15 '14 at 23:06

What server are you talking about? If it's Apache or any other web-server you may use curl:

curl -v3 https://yourwebsite.com

This will force curl to use SSLv3. If request succeeds then server supports SSLv3.

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  • Its apache! Thank you for your help. I get the following result with curl curl -v3 xxxxxx.com * Rebuilt URL to: xxxxxx.com * Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache * Trying xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx... * Connected to www.xxxxxx.com (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) port 443 (#0) * SSL 3.0 connection using SSL_NULL_WITH_NULL_NULL * Server certificate: www.xxxxxx.com * Server certificate: COMODO RSA Domain Validation Secure Server CA * Server certificate: COMODO RSA Certification Authority * Server certificate: AddTrust External CA Root > GET / HTTP/1.1 > User-Agent: curl/7.37.1 > Host: www.xxxx – Ersin Demirtas Oct 15 '14 at 23:23

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