After you replace the certificates of the Platform Services Controller instance and the vCenter Server instance, replace the certificates for the NSX Manager instance. Re-establish the trusted connection to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller, and to vRealize Operations Manager.

About this task

You replace the certificate on the NSX Manager by using the Web interface.

Table 1. Certificate-Related Files on NSX Manager

NSX Manager FQDN

Certificate File Name

sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

sfo01w01nsx01.4.p12

Procedure

  1. On the Windows host that has access to the data center, log in to the NSX Manager Web interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to following URL. 

      NSX Manager

      URL

      NSX Manager for the consolidated cluster

      https://sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

       admin

      Password

       nsx_manager_admin_password

  2. On the Home page, select Manage Appliance Settings.
  3. On the Manage tab, click SSL Certificates, click Upload PKCS#12 Keystore
  4. Browse to the certificate chain file sfo01w01nsx01.4.p12, provide the keystore password or passphrase and click Import.
  5. Restart NSX Manager to update the CA-signed certificate.
    1. In the right corner of the NSX Manager page, click the Settings icon. 
    2. From the drop-down menu, select Reboot Appliance.
  6. Re-register the NSX Manager to the Consolidated vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller pair.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the NSX Manager Web interface.

      Setting

      Value

      NSX Manager for Consolidated SDDC

      https://sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    2. Log in using the following credentials. 

      Setting

      Value

      User name

       admin

      Password

       nsx_mngr_admin_password

    3. Click Manage vCenter Registration.
    4. Under Lookup Service ULR, click the Edit button.
    5. In the Lookup Service URL dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Lookup Service IP

      sfo01w01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      Lookup Service Port

      443

      SSO Administrator User Name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

    6. In the Trust Certificate? dialog box, click Yes.
    7. Under vCenter Server, click the Edit button.
    8. In the vCenter Server dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value for the NSX Manager for Consolidated SDDC

      vCenter Server

      sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      vCenter User Name

      svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-nsxmanager_password

    9. In the Trust Certificate? dialog box, click Yes.
    10. Wait until the Status indicators for the Lookup Service and vCenter Server change to Connected.
  7. Reconnect the NSX Manager instances to vRealize Operations Manager.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrops_admin_password

    3. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
    4. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Certificates under Management.
    5. Delete the certificates with the following CNs.
      • CN=sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    6. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Solutions.
    7. From the solution table on the Solutions page, select the Management Pack for NSX-vSphere solution, and click the Configure icon at the top.
    8. In the Manage Solutions dialog box, from the Adapter Type table at the top, select NSX-vSphere Adapter.
    9. Click the sfo01w01nsx01-sfo01 adapter instance, click Test Connection, accept the new certificate, click Save settings, and click Close.