Chapter 10. Self Tests
10.1. Running Self-Tests
The Certificate System has the added functionality to allow self-tests of the server. The self-tests are run at start up and can also be run on demand. The startup self-tests run when the server starts and keep the server from starting if a critical self-test fails. The on-demand self-tests are run by clicking the self-tests button in the subsystem console.
10.1.1. Running Self-Tests
The on-demand self-test for the CA, OCSP, KRA, or TKS subsystems are run from the console. The on-demand self-tests for the TPS system are run from the web services page.
10.1.1.1. Running Self-Tests from the Console
- Log into the Console.
- Select the subsystem name at the top of the left pane.
- Select the Self Tests tab.
- Click Run.The self-tests that are configured for the subsystem will run. If any critical self-tests fail, the server will stop.
- The On-Demand Self Tests Results window appears, showing the logged events for this run of the self-tests.
10.1.1.2. Running TPS Self-Tests
To run TPS self-tests from the command-line interface (CLI):