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2975420 - SsfVerify failed: rc=5, SSF_API_SIGNER_ERRORS, "signer r c=27", SSF_API_SIGNER_NOT_OK


  • Error "SsfVerify failed: rc=5, SSF_API_SIGNER_ERRORS, "signer r c=27", SSF_API_SIGNER_NOT_OK" is coming in the SAP system.
  • This error is coming from actions related to the SAP Content Server so can be thrown in many different application transactions. 
  • Also the error can be seen in the output when running the content repository test reposrts RSCMST*.
  • In some cases, you are recently upgraded from a lower version of SAP Content server to 7.53, you have copied the <repository>.pse and <repository>.certs files from the old Content Server to the SECUDIR of the Content Server 7.53



  • SAP Content Server 7.53 upwards
  • SAP Basis release independent


SsfVerify failed, rc=5, SSF_API_SIGNER_ERRORS, signer r c=27, SSF_API_SIGNER_NOT_OK, CSADMIN, Document Location, crepid.certs, crepid.pse, .certs, .pse, invalid password, signer, 401, authorization required, SsfVerify, 7.53, SP726, SSF_API_DECODE_FAILED , KBA , BC-SRV-KPR-CS , SAP Content Server , Problem

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