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Cannot delete expiring KMIP client certificate in ONTAP to install new certificate

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.5
  • ONTAP 9.6


  • User wants to delete expiring KMIP client certificate and install a new one.
  • Deleting current KMIP client certificate fails with the following error:
    ::*>security certificate delete -vserver vs1 -common-name prod1 -ca "cert1" -type client -serial xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Error: command failed on vserver "vs1" common-name "prod1" ca "cert1" type "client" subtype "kmip-cert": The certificate could not be removed due to the following conflicts:

    Cannot remove certificate with subtype "kmip-cert" while external keymanager is configured.


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