Today I want to talk to you about exchanging certificates. A topic often covered in blogs. In my test environment, I am using:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019 as Domain Controller and as Certificate Authority
- VCSA 7.0 Build 16386335 (at the time of writing brand new)
I won’t write about how to configure the Microsoft CA, I will just describe how you need to proceed step by step changing certificates in VCSA.
So that is how you know it:
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VCSA – Creating the .csr via SSH
VCSA – Transferring files, creating certificates
- Transfer the files
- Request a certificate
- Copy .csr
- Download, export, transfer back
1. Transfer the files
2. Request a certificate
3. Copy .csr
4. Download, export, transfer back
So download and export both, please.
VCSA – Continue with import via SSH
OK, finally at the end how it should look like:
Some more information regarding certificates:
Using the right shell to download files:
Obtaining certificates from a Microsoft CA:
Creating a Microsoft CA template: