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"Invalid private key" error when setting a custom SSL certificate in Element Software

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Applies to

  • Element Software
  • Element Management Node (mNode)


When attempting to install a custom SSL Certificate on an Element cluster or Element mNode using the SetSSLCertificate (cluster) or SetNodeSSLCertificate (mNode) API methods, the operation fails with the following error:

"Invalid private key. Keys must be a PEM encoded RSA key"


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