Avamar: Avamar 7.3: Backups fails with certificate error

Avamar 7.3: Backups fails with certificate error

Environment:

Avamar Server

 

Description:

After upgrading the Avamar Server to version 7.3.0.226, backups fails with the following error:

 

avtar Error <41042>: Certificate issuer '/C=US/ST=California/L=Irvine/O=EMC Corp/OU=BRS Division/CN=011-avamar1.test.com' could not be validated.

 

 

Resolution:

To correct the certificate on the Avamar Sever and the Avamar clients:

 

For avamar version 7.3.0-226

Download and Install SessionSecurityConfiguration avp on the Avamar  Server. The avp can be downloaded from the following location. Ensure that the md5sum matches before installing

ftp://avamar_ftp:anonymous@ftp.emc.com/autoupdate/EMCRepository/speWru8recAswe/SessionSecurityConfiguration-7.3.0-226.avpanonymous@ftp.emc.com/autoupdate/EMCRepository/speWru8recAswe/SessionSecurityConfiguration-7.3.0-226.avp

ftp://avamar_ftp:anonymous@ftp.emc.com/autoupdate/EMCRepository/speWru8recAswe/SessionSecurityConfiguration-7.3.0-226.avp.md5sumanonymous@ftp.emc.com/autoupdate/EMCRepository/speWru8recAswe/SessionSecurityConfiguration-7.3.0-226.avp.md5sum

 

For a detailed step by step resolution please refer to EMC Support Solution 484773 https://support.emc.com/kb/484773