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Certificate-based authentication is configured, but the specified certificate is not installed on the Replica server or failover cluster nodes

Kathy Davies|Last Updated: 10/20/2016
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Applies To: Windows Server 2016

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Operating SystemWindows Server 2016

In the following sections, italics indicates UI text that appears in the Best Practices Analyzer tool for this issue.


The security certificate that Hyper-V Replica has been configured to use to provide certificate-based replication is not installed on the Replica server (or any failover cluster nodes).


In the event of a cluster failover or move to another node, Hyper-V replication will pause if the new node does not also have the appropriate certificate installed. This impacts the following nodes:

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Install the configured certificate on the Replica server (and all associated nodes in the failover cluster, if any).

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