For ESXi 6.0 and later, hosts that are in VMCA mode or custom mode, you can view certificate details when you are logged in to the host with the VMware Host Client. The certificate information can be useful for debugging.

Procedure

  1. Click Manage in the VMware Host Client inventory and click Security & Users.
  2. Click Certificates.

    You can view the following certificate details.

    Field

    Description

    Issuer

    The issuer of the certificate.

    Not valid after

    Date on which the certificate expires.

    Not valid before

    Date on which the certificate is generated.

    Subject

    The subject used during certificate generation.