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Transformation Designer cannot connect to the Web Service - ERROR. Certificates.

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Question / Problem: 

The following happens: Transformation Designer cannot connect to the Web Service - ERROR - An error occurred while attempting to connect to the repository. Please check your connection and try again. Certificates.

Answer / Solution: 

Steps to allow Transformation Designer to accept all certificates

Here are the steps:

If you wish to change the Transformation Designer behavior to accept all certificates (even invalid ones) do the following:

1. Close Transformation Designer. 
2. Navigate to the install folder for Transformation Designer (Default: C:\Program Files (x86)\Kofax\TotalAgility\Transformation Designer
3. Take a backup copy of the Kofax.ProjectBuilder.exe.config file
4. Open Kofax.ProjectBuilder.exe.config in a text editor, such as notepad. 
5. Please add the AcceptAllCertificats key to the Kofax.ProjectBuilder.exe.config

<add
  key="AcceptAllCertificates"
 value="true" />               

to the appSettings node.

6. Save and close the config file.
7. Open Transformation Designer and try to connect again.
 

Applies to:  

Product Version
KTA  7.x