Invalid Master Key

Document ID : KB000044141
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Problem:

 

Installing an r12.52 SP1 Policy Server.  During the Policy Server Configuration Wizard, when prompted to enter the 'Master Key" the following error:

 

Invalid Master Key!

 

Master Key should have Latin Characters [a-zA-Z0-9] only.

 

 

Environment: 

 

r12.52 SP1 and higher CA Siteminder Policy Server

 

 

Cause:

 

The Master Key is for the bundled version of CA Arcot installed along with the CA Siteminder Policy Server.  This key is limited to standard Latin Characters

 

Allowable Characters:

 

Lower Case Alphabet: a - z

Upper Case Alphabet: A - Z

Numerals: 0 - 9

 

 

Resolution:

 

Limit the values of the master key to a combination of Upper and Lower Case alphabet and the numbers "0" through "9".