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ONTAP AutoSupport messages fail using HTTPS: SSL certificate problem

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  •  HTTPs transport protocol for AutoSupports

Issue

  • AutoSupport messages fail using HTTPs as the transport:

::> system node autosupport history show -node node_name -seq-num <seq_num> -instance
                                Node: node_name
         AutoSupport Sequence Number: seq_num
    Destination for This AutoSupport: https
                       Trigger Event: callhome.management.log
                 Time of Last Update: 1/12/2021 02:58:59
                  Status of Delivery: transmission-failed
                   Delivery Attempts: 15
                 AutoSupport Subject: MANAGEMENT_LOG
                        Delivery URI: 10.106.130.129:8080(support.netapp.com/put/AsupPut)
                          Last Error: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate

::> autosupport check show-details -node node_name
          Node: node_name
      Category: http-https
     Component: http-put-destination
        Status: failed
        Detail: HTTP/S PUT connectivity check failed for destination:
            https://support.netapp.com/put/AsupPut/ via proxy -
            123.123.123.123:8080. Error: Peer certificate can not be
            authenticated with given Certificate Authority
            certificates.
 Corrective Action: Certificate issue. Please make sure you have the correct
                    Root Certificate installed
     Component: http-post-destination
        Status: failed
        Detail: HTTP/S POST connectivity check failed for destination:
            https://support.netapp.com/asupprod/post/1.0/postAsup
            via proxy - 123.123.123.123:8080. Error: Peer certificate
            can not be authenticated with given Certificate
            Authority certificates.
 Corrective Action: Certificate issue. Please make sure you have the correct
                    Root Certificate installed

  • AutoSupport messages are successfully delivered to NetApp using HTTP as the transport protocol.
  • Similar error messages: 
    • message: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain

    • Error: Peer certificate can not be authenticated with given Certificate Authority certificates.

    • Error: asup.post.drop: AutoSupport message (HA Group Notification from node01 (USER_TRIGGERED (TEST:Test)) NOTICE) was not posted to NetApp. The system will drop the message.

  • Additioinal error messages in  /mroot/etc/log/mlog/notifyd.log:

::> system node run -node <node_name> -command rdfile /etc/log/mlog/notifyd.log

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