When you are migrating or restoring to vCloud Director appliance, running the configure command might fail.


During the procedure for migrating or restoring vCloud Director to a new vCloud Director appliance environment, you run the configure command to reconfigure the vCloud Director service in each new cell. The configure command might fail with the error message sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path validation failed: java.security.cert.CertPathValidatorException: signature check failed.


  1. On the target cell, run the command.
    sed -i '/vcd_ova.crt/ s/$/ --force /' /opt/vmware/appliance/bin/appliance-sync.sh
  2. Wait 1 minute, and rerun the configure command.