Exchanging SSL certificates
Use this recipe if your SSL certificate has expired or if you want to exchange self-signed certificates for CA certificates.
We need a working vCD Cell. If you have CA certificates, that's great, otherwise, we will create self-signed ones.
How to do it...
We will now exchange the existing SSL certificates.
Perform the following steps as preparation:
- Log in to the vCD Cell.
- Gain root access, if you haven't already.
- Shut down the cell. See the A scripted cell shutdown recipe in Chapter 5, Working with the vCloud API.
- Navigate to the vCloud directory with the following command:
- Make a backup of the certification keystore with the following command (you need to use the path ...