Error "Invalid private key file [0x840b0000]" during update of Endpoint Protection Manager certificate
Last Updated September 26, 2017
You attempt the update the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) certificate using the Manage Server Certificate Wizard and providing a certificate file and private key file. When you complete the steps to browse to the certificate file and private key file, and then click Next, you receive the following error: "Invalid private key file [0x840b0000]".
Error "Invalid private key file [0x840b0000]"
The private key is invalid or encrypted.
Validate the private key and make sure that it is in PEM format. If the private key is encrypted with a password, use the following command to create an unencrypted copy of the private key: