After you deploy all three NSX-T Manager nodes, assign the virtual IP (VIP) address of the NSX-T Manager cluster and assign a certificate for the VIP address for trusted access to the user interface and API.
- Log in to the user interface of the first NSX-T Manager appliance.
- Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01wnsx01a.sfo01.rainpole.local.
- Log in by using the following credentials.
Setting Value User name admin Password nsx_admin_password
- Assign the virtual IP address to the NSX-T Manager cluster.
- In the Navigator, click .
- Click Edit next to Virtual IP, enter 172.16.11.81, and click Save.
- When prompted click Refresh.
- Retrieve the ID of the certificate for the NSX-T Manager node.
- On the main navigation bar, click System.
- In the navigation pane, select Certificates.
- Click the ID value of the sfo01wnsx01 certificate and copy its value from the text box that appears.
- Log in to the Windows host that has access to your data center.
- Assign a certificate to the NSX-T Manager cluster.
- Start the Postman application in your Web browser and log in.
- On the Authorization tab, configure the following settings and click Update Request.
- On the Headers tab, enter the following header details.
- In the request pane at the top, from the drop-down menu that contains the HTTP request methods, select POST, and in the URL text box, enter the following URL query.
https://sfo01wnsx01a.sfo01.rainpole.local/api/v1/cluster/api-certificate?action=set_cluster_certificate&certificate_id=sfo01wnsx01_certificate_IDAfter the NSX-T Manager appliance sends a response back, on the Body tab, you see a 202 Accepted status.