You can import a pre-existing or CA-signed SSL certificate for use by the NSX Manager.


When installing a certificate on NSX Manager, only the PKCS#12 keystore format is supported, and it must contain a single private key and its corresponding signed certificate or certificate chain.


  1. Log in to the NSX Manager virtual appliance.
  2. Click Manage Appliance Settings.
  3. From the Settings panel, click SSL Certificates.
  4. Click Upload PKCS#12 Keystore.
  5. Click Choose File to locate the file.
  6. Click Import.
  7. To apply the certificate, reboot the NSX Manager appliance.


The certificate is stored in NSX Manager.