A certificate validation operation took milliseconds and has exceeded the execution time threshold SharePoint 2013 error


In this post we will discuss how to resolve the issue: A certificate validation operation took 46540.3415 milliseconds and has exceeded the execution time threshold. If this continues to occur, it may represent a configuration issue.


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The full error comes as:
Error Message : A certificate validation operation took 46540.3415 milliseconds and has exceeded the execution time threshold. If this continues to occur, it may represent a configuration issue. Please see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=246987 for more details.

Event log error :
Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation
Event ID: 8321
Task Category: Topology
Level: Critical
A certificate validation operation took 46540.3415 milliseconds and has exceeded the execution time threshold. If this continues to occur, it may represent a configuration issue. Please see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=246987 for more details.




Resolution:

Step-1: Open SharePoint Management Shell and run below command

$rootCert = (Get-SPCertificateAuthority).RootCertificate
$rootCert.Export(“Cer”) | Set-Content C:\root.cer –Encoding Byte

Step-2: Go to Run -> MMC

Step-3: Go to File – > add/remove snap-in

Step-4: In Add remove Snap-in, Click on Certificate and click on Add -> select computer account and click next – > select local computer and click finish

Step-5: Expend Certificate – > Trusted Root Certification Authorities -> Certificate -> right click on certificate -> All task -> select import -> Next -> Browse Certificate –> Next-> Finish

Step-6: Run Gpupdate/force


Step-7: IIS reset

Step-8: Open gpedit.msc and navigate to “Computer Configuration > Windows > Security Settings > Public Key Policies > Certificate Path Validation Settings”. On the Network Retrieval tab, define the policy and uncheck “Automatically update certificates in the Microsoft Root Certificate Program

Hope this will he helpful.

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