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Schannel - 36872


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No suitable default server credential exists on this system. This will prevent server applications that expect to make use of the system default credentials from accepting SSL connections. An example of such an application is the directory server. Applications that manage their own credentials, such as the internet information server, are not affected by this.
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If you're seeing this event, it probably means one of the following:

The easiest way to rectify the first possibility is to use the Win HTTP Services Certificate Configuration Tool (WinHttpCertCfg). MSDN has some usage examples for WinHttpCertCfg.

For the second and third possibilities, you're going to have check the certificate yourself, to ensure it is valid and fit for purpose.