Replace the certificates on vSphere Replication in Region B so that vSphere Replication can communicate with connected management solutions over a secure connection.

Table 1. PKCS#12 Files for vSphere Replication in Region B
vSphere Replication FQDN PKCS#12 Filename From the CertGenVVD Tool
lax01m01vrms01.lax01.rainpole.local lax01m01vrms01.5.p12


  • CA-signed certificate files generated by using VMware Validated Design Certificate Generation Utility (CertGenVVD). See the VMware Validated Design Planning and Preparation documentation.


  1. Upload the PKCS#12 file to vSphere Replication by using the vSphere Replication appliance management interface (VAMI).
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vrms01.lax01.rainpole.local:5480.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Settings Value
      User name root
      Password vr_sfo_root_password
    3. On the VR tab, click the Configuration tab.
    4. Click Choose File next to Upload PKCS#12 (*.pfx) file and locate the lax01m01vrms01.5.p12 file on your local file system.
    5. Click the Upload and Install button. 
    6. Enter the certificate password when prompted and click OK.
    7. If prompted, click OK in the certificate dialog box.
    After you apply the SSL certificate, the VAMI session of vSphere Replication will be disconnected.
  2. Log in again by using the root credential.
  3. On the VR tab, click the Security tab.
  4. Verify that the Current SSL Certificate shows the updated certificate information.