VMware Validated Design Certificate Replacement for VMware Validated Design™ Remote Office and Branch Office provides step-by-step instructions about replacing certificates on the management components of a running remote office and branch office (ROBO) whose design extends VMware Validated Design™ for Software-Defined Data Center.

The certificate replacement process consists of the following phases:

  1. Obtain certificates for the management components that are signed by a custom certificate authority (CA)

    Use the VMware Validated Design Certificate Generation utility to automatically generate the certificates for all components.

  2. Replace the certificates in the live ROBO environment.

Intended Audience

The VMware Validated Design Certificate Replacement documentation is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators, cloud administrators and cloud operators who are familiar with and want to use VMware software to deploy in a short time and manage an SDDC that meets the requirements for capacity, scalability, backup and restore, and disaster recovery.

Required Software

VMware Validated Design Certificate Replacement is compliant and validated with certain product versions. See VMware Validated Design Release Notes for more information about supported product versions.