Replace the certificates on the Site Recovery Manager appliance in the protected and the recovery VMware Cloud Foundation instances to ensure secure communication with the connected management components.

For the protected VMware Cloud Foundation instance procedure, use the VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to the Site Recovery Manager appliance configuration interface at https://<srm_fqdn>:5480 as admin.
  2. In the left pane, click Certificates.

  3. In the Appliance certificate section, click Change.

  4. In the Change certificate dialog box, configure the settings, configure the remaining settings according to VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, and click Change.

    Setting

    Value

    Certificate type

    Use a PKCS #12 certificate file

    Certificate file

    Browse to the 4.p12 file generated by CertGenVVS.

  5. Repeat this procedure to replace the certificate on the Site Recovery Manager appliance in the recovery VMware Cloud Foundation instance by using the corresponding values in your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook for the Recovery Instance.

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.

    $srmFqdn = "sfo-m01-srm01.sfo.rainpole.io"
    $srmVaAdminPassword = "VMw@re1!"
    $srmCertPassword = "VMw@re1!"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Install-VamiCertificate -server $srmFqdn -user admin -pass $srmVaAdminPassword -certPassword $srmCertPassword -solution SRM
  4. When prompted, browse to the .4.p12 file generated by the CertGenVVS tool.
  5. Repeat the procedure to replace the certificate on the Site Recovery Manager appliance in the recovery VMware Cloud Foundation instance by using the corresponding values in your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook for the Recovery Instance.