Article ID: 111698, created on Jul 24, 2011, last review on Apr 3, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 10.x for Linux
  • Plesk 10.x for Windows


Migration fails with the following error:
ERROR: (SSL certificate object 'default certificate') Execution of /opt/psa/admin/plib/api-cli/certificate.php --create default\ certificate -cert-file /opt/psa/PMM/tmp/pmm-cert-8NZ0Wu -key-file /opt/psa/PMM/tmp/pmm-privkey-QcLYf5 -admin failed with return code 1.
Stderr is
Unable to create certificate "default certificate": certificate with such name already exists


Certificate with the name "default certificate" exists on the both Parallels Plesk Panel servers. It is a default certificate name.


Edit the name of the default certificate at Home > Server Tools > Change Properties of SSL Certificate default certificate as shown on the below screeshot either on the source or on the destination server and retry migration once again:


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