To prepare VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle for deploying VMware Aria Operations, you must add the VMware Aria Operations SSL certificate that you generated using the certificate generation utility (CertGenVVS) to the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle locker.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle at https://<aria_suite_lifecycle_fqdn> as vcfadmin@local.
  2. On the My services page, click Locker.
  3. In the navigation pane, click Certificates.
  4. On the Certificates page, click Import.

  5. On the Import certificate page, enter a name for the VMware Aria Operations certificate according to your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook.

  6. Click Browse file, navigate to the VMware Aria Operations certificate PEM file, and click Open.

  7. Click Import.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = "sfo-vcf01.sfo.rainpole.io"
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    
    $certificateAlias = "xint-vrops01"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Import-vRSLCMLockerCertificate -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -certificateAlias $certificateAlias
  4. In the dialog box that opens, navigate to the VMware Aria Operations certificate PEM file, and click Open.