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How to connect to LDAP over SSL from within websphere application server using JNDI

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Hi Experts,

I am trying to connect to LDAPS using JNDI. I am getting the following exception.

javax.naming.CommunicationException: 192.168.*.***:636 [Root exception is java.net.SocketException]

Pl. see the code snippet to see if i am doing anything wrong. Code is run within websphere app server 6.1

private DirContext getInitialContext(
      String protocol, 
      String hostname, 
      int port,
      String username, 
      String password, 
      String keystore)
	        throws NamingException {

	        String providerURL =
	            new StringBuffer("")
	        System.setProperty("javax.net.ssl.keyStore", keystore); 

	        Properties props = new Properties();
	        props.put(Context.PROVIDER_URL, providerURL);

	        if ((username != null) && (!username.equals(""))) {
	            props.put(Context.SECURITY_AUTHENTICATION, "simple");
	            props.put(Context.SECURITY_PRINCIPAL, username);
	            props.put(Context.REFERRAL, "ignore");
	            	props.put(Context.SECURITY_PROTOCOL, "SSL");
	                ((password == null) ? "" : password));

	        return new InitialDirContext(props);
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