Error message when you run Operations Manager 2007 R2: "The SSL certificate is signed by an unknown certificate authority"

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SYMPTOMS

When you run Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, you may receive the following error message:
The server certificate on the destination computer (ComputerName.domain.local:1270) has the following errors: The SSL certificate is signed by an unknown certificate authority.

CAUSE

This problem may occur because the certificate is not trusted.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, follow one of these steps:
  • Run the Discovery Wizard to re-sign the certificate for low security.
  • Manually sign the certificate according to the security guide for high security.
For more information about the steps to implement the solution, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd788997.aspx

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about CA Maintenance, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc782041(WS.10).aspx
For more information about how to troubleshoot certificate status and revocation, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc700843.aspx

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Article ID: 978556 - Last Review: March 31, 2010 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2
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