24165: Acronis Backup for VMware Web Console: "There is a problem with this website’s security certificate"

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Last update: 03-12-2015

Acronis Backup for VMware web server uses self-signed certificates

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup for VMware 9 (Acronis vmProtect 9)
  • Acronis vmProtect 8
  • Acronis vmProtect 7


Acronis Backup for VMware web server, which is installed on the Acronis Agent side uses self-signed certificates.

This means that when connecting to the web console, you may see an warning message similar to the following one:

Internet Explorer

There is a problem with this website’s security certificate.
The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority

To avoid this message, you should add this self-signed certificate to the list of trusted certificates. The exact instructions depend on the type of Internet browser you are using. You can refer to your browser's help for further information.

More information

See also Acronis Backup for VMware 9: Web Console.