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VMware NSX Manager SSL certificate – a how-to guide

VMware NSX Manager SSL certificate – a how-to guide
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VMware NSX Manager SSL certificate – a how-to guide

VMware NSX is hot since the day it was released and I personally couldn’t wait to get my hands on it, in my current project we are using VMware NSX to secure the backend environment. So with deploying VMware NSX and talking about security you can’t walk away saying self signed certificates are fine, can you? So we went to secure the web services.

There are more blog about this I noticed but they all assume you know what certificate template to use and that was, as far as I could find, not documented anywhere. So I thought I include that part as well so that you are set to go and you sure finish with a singed certificate.

Create a certificate template

So the first thing we need to do is create a certificate template, it actually is the same template you would use for VMware vSphere 6 but it would be nice if that was documented somewhere. First I tried the default web service certificate but that one failed and my second try was the vSphere 6 one as I presumed that was how VMware might have designed it.

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via Rob Beekmans.net

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RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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