To add a server certificate in the Mozilla Firefox trust store, follow the instruction:

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, navigate to the host address of your VLA server dashboard https://<vla_hostname_or_IP>:8443/vla/dashboard or VAMI UI https://<vla_hostname_or_IP>:5480
    Where <vla_hostname_or_IP> is an FQDN or an IP address of VLA server
    Warning will appear
  2. Click on the Lock iconat the left side of the URL field
  3. In the dropdown menu, choose Connection not secure
    Figure 1. Connection not secure
  4. In the next menu choose More information
    Figure 2. More Information
  5. Click on View Certificate
    Figure 3. View Certificate
  6. On the Certificate page, scroll down until Fingerprints section
    Figure 4. Certificate page
  7. Check that this thumbprint matches with the one of SHA1 Fingerprints that were got in the Add a Server Certificate for Each VLA Service
    Figure 5. vami-server certificate details
  8. After verifying the certificate, turn back on the web browser page with the privacy warning and click on Advanced button
  9. Under the Advanced section, click on Accept the Risk and Continue
    Figure 6. Accept the Risk and Continue

Results

The server certificate is added into Mozilla Firefox

Figure 7. VAMI Authentication

In case of using Mozilla Firefox for managing several VLA appliances or redeploying the VLA, the following error may appear:

Figure 8. Secure Connection Failed

This is a known issue. As a workaround, we recommend using another browser or fix the issue by following the instructions from Mozilla support: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Certificate-contains-the-same-serial-number-as-another-certificate