You can create, install, and manage self-signed server certificates.


You must have a CA that can sign your certificate signing request (CSR).


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Click Networking & Security > NSX Edges.
  3. Double-click an NSX Edge.
  4. Navigate to Manage > Settings > Certificates.
  5. Generate a certificate signing request (CSR) for an NSX Edge. For detailed information, see steps 1–7 in Configure a CA Signed Certificate.
  6. Make sure that the CSR you generated is selected.
  7. Click CSR Actions or Actions, and then click Self Sign Certificate.
  8. Type the number of days for which you want this self-signed certificate to be valid.
  9. Click OK.