Event ID 12500 — Remoting

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

This Aspect refers to events pertaining to the ability of the user to connect to the display of the virtual machine over the remote desktop protocol (RDP).

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 12500
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-VMMS
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: CERT_INIT_ERROR
Message: '%1' cannot find a usable certificate. Error: '%3' (%4). (Virtual machine ID %2)


Cert Init resolver

Please delete stale or invalid certificates. Then, either obtain a CA-signed certificate or (if you want a self-signed certificate) restart the VMMS service.


The virtual machine is able to start successfully and the user is able to view and interact with the virtual machine display.