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CIFS creation fails with error "certificate verify failed"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS
  • Certificate SSL


  • Unable to join SVM using LDAPS with certificate verify failed error
cluster1::> vserver cifs security show -vserver svm1 -fields use-ldaps-for-ad-ldap
vserver use-ldaps-for-ad-ldap
------- ---------------------
svm1    true
cluster1::> vserver cifs create -vserver svm1 -cifs-server cifs01 -domain
Error: Machine account creation procedure failed
[ 26699] Successfully connected to ip, port 636 using TCP
[ 27040] Required certificate with CA Certificate1 Racine is not installed
[ 27042] Unable to start LDAPS: Can't contact LDAP server
[ 27042] Additional info: error:14090086:SSL routines:ssl3_get_server_certificate:certificate verify failed
[ 27042] Unable to connect to LDAP (Active Directory) service on (Error: Can't contact LDAP server)
[ 27042] FAILURE: Unable to make a connection (LDAP (ActiveDirectory):EXAMPLE.COM), result: 7642

  • Secd log :
debug:  LDAP TLS Alert generated is 'fatal:unknown CA'

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