1.5 Prerequisites/Preconditions

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.