ZCM Error: 'Certificate chain contains certificates not trusted by default trust manager.'

  • 7009302
  • 06-Sep-2011
  • 05-Jun-2018

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Installation - Server

Situation

Error: 'Certificate chain contains certificates not trusted by default trust manager.' is seen in the ZMD-MESSAGES.LOG.
 
ZENworks Configuration Management (ZCM) 11 Primary server last contact date is not getting updated.
 
The file /var/opt/novell/zenworks/zentruststore is a zero (0) byte or otherwise corrupt file on one of the Primary servers.
 
It is not a zero (0) byte file on another Primary server that is not seeing this symptom.

Resolution

Stop the ZCM agent (/etc/init.d/novell-zenworks-xplatzmd stop).
Rename the zero byte /var/opt/novell/zenworks/zentruststore file (e.g.,: mv /var/opt/novell/zenworks/zentruststore oldzentruststore )
Start the ZCM agent (/etc/init.d/novell-zenworks-xplatzmd start).
A new /var/opt/novell/zenworks/zentruststore will be created.

Additional Information

ZMD-MESSAGES.LOG error:

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.666] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [***************** Exception Dump ***********************] [] []

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.667] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [Certificate chain contains certificates not trusted by default trust manager.] [] []

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.667] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [------------------------------------------------------------------------------------] [] []

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.667] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [Exception Type: class java.lang.NullPointerException] [] []

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.667] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [Stack: com.novell.zenworks.agent.core.zmd.ssl.ZenTrustManager.checkServerTrusted (ZenTrustManager.java:190)] [] []

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.667] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [------------------------------------------------------------------------------------] [] []

[Debug] [09/05/2011 15:32:44.668] [] [5643] [ZenworksAgent] [34] [ZenTrustManager] [***************** End Exception Dump ***********************] [] []

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