The following prerequisites or preconditions apply to this protocol:
The client system is able to create error reports.
An implementation-specific file compression algorithm is required to organize the error reporting information into one file.
The client is configured with the destination server name.
The client has network connectivity and is able to contact the destination server via HTTP.
The CER server application is running on the destination server, is properly configured, and can respond to the requests that come from the client.
If the upload is performed over an HTTPS connection, certificates might need to be pre-deployed on the server, client, or both.
If network authentication is used, the necessary underlying authentication mechanisms are present and enabled on the server, client, or both.