SSL and Send To Locations

When you are using SharePoint in combination with SSL and Send To locations you have to register you certificate with SharePoint when you would like to register a Send To location that runs under a https address.

When you try to add the location you will receive the following error:

Verification failed: URL is not a valid routing destination.

You will also find a entry within your event viewer which let you see what certificate you need to register:

Log Name:           Application
Source:               Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation
Date:                  5/02/2011 16:83:51 PM
Event ID:            8311
Task Category:   Topology
Level:                 Error
User:                  Development\svc_spfarm
An operation failed because the following certificate has validation errors:\n\nSubject Name:, OU=IT, O=Development, L=Diablo, S=NC, C=US\nIssuer Name: CN=Development-Diablo-CA, DC=Development, DC=com\nThumbprint: 3ACA9260547711E0B9C08CEADFD72085\n\nErrors:\n\n The root of the certificate chain is not a trusted root authority


This states that you will have to register your certificate you can register your certificate by using PowerShell:

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell 

$rootca = New-Object System.Security.Cryptography.x509Certificates.x509Certificate2("[Your Certificate]") 

New-SPTrustedRootAuthority –Name "[Certificate Name]" –Certificate $rootca 

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