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System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager Cookbook - Third Edition by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso, Roman Levchenko

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Creating and importing a shielded data file

This recipe describes the process of creating a special file that keeps shielded VMs secret, such as guardian metadata, tenant certificates, or local administrator passwords. Carry out the following steps to define a new shielded data file:

  1. As tenants can connect to their shielded VMs through a remote desktop connection, you need to obtain an RDP certificate to satisfy that they are connecting to the right endpoint. In most cases, this certificate is issued from the tenant's PKI (although self-signed certificates are also possible). Use the following example to obtain the certificate from your certification authority:
Get-Certificate -DNSName '*.democorp.ru' -CertStoreLocation cert:\LocalMachine\My ...

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