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HPE MSM Controller Series - “ Secure Server Certification Authority” Certificate Included with the MSM7xx Software is Expiring and Needs to be Replaced


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HPE MSM Controller Series - “ Secure Server Certification Authority” Certificate Included with the MSM7xx Software is Expiring and Needs to be Replaced
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2019-05-02

Last Updated: 2019-05-02


All HPE MSM 7xx Series controllers running any version of software have “ Secure Server Certification Authority” certificate for service. This certificate is going to expire in May 2019. As a result, a warning message will appear on the “Home” screen of the MSM7xx series controller on the User Interface (UI) after login, indicating that a certificate is about to expire.

Below warning message will be displayed:

“! Warning: 1 certificate(s) is(are) about to expire. Please go to the Certificates page for more information”


HARDWARE Products affected:

  • HP MSM765 Zl Premium Mobility Controller (J9370A)

  • HP MSM760 Premium Mobility Controller (J9420A)

  • HP MSM760 Access Controller (J9421A)

  • HP MSM720 Access Controller (WW) (J9693A)

  • HP MSM720 Premium Mobility Cntlr (WW) (J9694A)

  • HP MSM720 TAA Access Controller (J9695A)

  • HP MSM720 TAA Premium Mobility Cntlr (J9696A)

  • HP MSM775 zl Premium Controller Module (J9840A)

  • HP MSM710 Mobility Controller (J9325A)

  • HP ProCurve MSM730 Mobility Controller (J9326A)

  • HP E-MSM750 Mobility Controller (J9327A)

  • HP MSM710 Access Controller (J9328A)

  • HP ProCurve MSM730 Access Controller (J9329A)

  • HP E-MSM750 Access Controller (J9330A)


The certificate Secure Server Certification Authority used by the MSM7xx Series controller for payment services with “” is about to expire.

Follow the below instructions to remove this warning:

NOTE: If your MSM7xx Series controller supports version and you are entitled to download thatversion, you can install version and skip to step 5 below.
  1. Download the new certificate from the software download site for your products on MyNetworking Portal or follow the instructions provided by HPE Support.

  2. Log in to the Administrator account on your MSM7xx series controller. Navigate to the “Security”tab, then to the “Certificate stores” tab. Notice the expiring/expired certificate with the yellow/red indicator to the left.

  3. Under the “Trusted CA certificate store” section, click on the “Browse” button. Navigate to the location of downloaded file “entrust_g2_ca.cer” in step 1) above. Select the certificate file and click on the “Open” button. Then, click on the “Install” button. You should see the new certificate “Entrust Root Certification Authority - G2” has been added to the list in this section.

  4. Navigate to the “Certificate usage” tab of the “Security” tab.

  5. Select the Service called “”

  6. On the “Services PKI Management” screen, in the “Peer authentication” section, click on the entry in the box under “Trusted CAs” and then click on the “Remove” button.

  7. Then, in the dropdown menu under “Available CAs” select “Entrust Root Certification Authority - G2”and then click on the “Add” button.

  8. Click on the “Save” button.

  9. Navigate to the “Certificate stores” tab of the “Security” tab. Notice that 1 new certificate is listed there.

  10. For the certificate entry with a yellow/red indicator, click on the trash icon to the far right of that line to remove that expiring/expired certificate.

  11. Navigate to the “Home” screen and notice that the warning message is no longer displayed.

NOTE: In some versions of software, performing a factory reset may require this procedure to be redone. In case your MSM7XX Series Controllers are teamed, this process must be followed on each team member, individually.

Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE MSM710 Access Controller, J9329A, J9330A, J9420A, J9370A, HPE MSM760 Access Controller, HPE MSM720 Access Controller (WW), J9695A, J9696A, HPE MSM775 zl Premium Controller Module
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
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