To authenticate the vSphere Authentication Proxy server to ESXi, upload the proxy server certificate to ESXi.

Before you begin

Install the vSphere Authentication Proxy service (CAM service) on a host. See Install or Upgrade vSphere Authentication Proxy.

Export the vSphere Authentication Proxy server certificate as described in Export vSphere Authentication Proxy Certificate.

About this task

You use the vSphere Web Client user interface to upload the vSphere Authentication Proxy server certificate to the ESXi host.

Procedure

  1. Browse to the host, click the Manage tab, click Settings, and click Authentication Services.
  2. Click Import Certificate.
  3. Enter the full path to the authentication proxy server certificate file on the host and the IP address of the authentication proxy server.

    Use the form [datastore name] file path to enter the path to the proxy server.

  4. Click OK.