You cannot connect to the ServiceDesk Plus server. The server-connectivity status, on the ServiceDesk Plus Settings page on the Web console of Desktop Central is 'Not Reachable'.
You cannot connect to the ServiceDesk Plus server because of one of the following reasons:
You are required to identify the reason why you cannot connect to the ServiceDesk Plus server and follow the relevant resolution from the list given below:
Checking the details of the ServiceDesk Plus server
Ensure that the following details related to the ServiceDesk Plus server have been specified correctly:
Desktop Central uses this information to connect to the ServiceDesk Plus server. If you change any of the details mentioned above, make the change in the ServiceDesk Plus server settings section in the Web console of the Desktop Central server.
Starting the ServiceDesk Plus server
Start the ServiceDesk Plus server service. Follow the steps given below:
You have started the ServiceDesk Plus server service. You can also refresh the ServiceDesk Plus settings page on the Web console of Desktop Central.
Fixing network connectivity issues
Ensure that there are no connectivity problems in the network between the Desktop Central and the ServiceDesk Plus servers. You should be able to ping the ServiceDesk Plus from the Desktop Central server.
Selecting Correct Product Category
Ensure that the correct product category is selected, Selecting a wrong product category will create a mismatch while SSL certicate is verified for authentication. So make sure that you select Service Desk Plus or IT360 appropriately to avoid this error.
Importing the appropriate SSL certificate
Specify details about the SSL certificate of the ServiceDesk Plus server in the Desktop Central server when using the HTTPS communication protocol in ServiceDesk Plus. Specify details of the "sdp.keystore" file that is saved in the conf directory in the ServiceDesk Plus folder. The path is <ServiceDesk Plus Installation Home>/Server/Default/conf directory.
If you are using IT360 product with HTTPS communication enabled, copy the file "it360.keystore"
located in <IT360 Installation Home>/servicedesk/server/default/conf directory to
your local computer and Browse to select this file here. If you are using a third-party
SSL certificate, like GoDaddy, you need to provide the keystore file that you have
If you are using a third-party SSL certificate, like GoDaddy, in ServiceDesk Plus, you need to provide the keystore file that you have generated.
Checking the third party SSL keystore alias name and password
Ensure that the keystore alias name and the keystore file password are correct when using a third-party SSL certificate in your ServiceDesk Plus installation.
Determining the password required to access the keystore file
To determine the password required to access the keystore file, follow the steps given below:
You have determined the password required to access the keystore file. You can use this password to determine the alias name of the keystore.
Determining the alias name of the keystore file
To determine the alias name of the keystore file, follow the steps given below:
You will find the alias name of the keystore file here.
Applies to: Asset Integration, Software Deployment Integration, ServiceDesk Plus Integration
Keywords: Asset Integration, ServiceDesk Plus Integration, HelpDesk, ServiceDesk Plus, ManageEngine, Software Deployment, Deply Software, Software Distribution.
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