TSS0942I INVALID CERTIFICATE DATA

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Article ID: 8094

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Products

CA Top Secret CA Top Secret - LDAP

Issue/Introduction

When Trying to ADD a certificate to an acid, or when issuing a CHKCERT the following is received:

TSS0942I INVALID CERTIFICATE DATA - LENGTH 
TSS0301I ADD FUNCTION FAILED, RETURN CODE = 4 

Cause

Blank Lines or spaces within the certificate.

Environment

Release: TOPSEC00200-15-Top Secret-Security
Component:

Resolution

Certificates must not have any blank lines or spaces.  This includes on the first line where it states:

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 

The certificate should appear as one big block of characters encases between

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----  and  -----END CERTIFICATE----- with all lines aligned left and no spaces.