You can import a CA certificate from a system external to NSX-T Data Center, for example, to use with the Load Balancer service.


Verify that a CA certificate is available.


  1. With admin privileges, log in to NSX Manager.
  2. Select System > Certificates.
  3. Select Import > CA Certificate and enter the certificate details.
    Option Description
    Name Assign a name to the CA certificate.
    Service Certificate Set Yes to use this certificate for services such as a load balancer, VPN, or TLS Inspection. Set to No to use the certificate with NSX Manager appliance nodes.
    Certificate Contents Browse to the CA certificate file on your computer and add the file.
    Private key For service certificate only. Browse to the private key file on your computer and add the file. This is an optional field. Sent to the Edge node where the feature is running.
    Passphrase Enter a password for this CA certificate.
  4. Click Save.