To add an updated vSphere machine SSL certificate to a vSphere Replication Server, you must re-register all vSphere Replication Server instances with the vSphere SSO service.


You must perform the following steps for all vSphere Replication Server instances.


Verify that you successfully replaced the vSphere machine SSL certificate. For more information about vSphere security certificates, see the following:


  1. In a Web browser, navigate to the vSphere Replication virtual appliance management interface (VAMI) on the following URL.

    https://(appliance hostname or IP address):5480

  2. Log in with root privileges.
  3. Navigate to VR > Configuration.
  4. To add the new vSphere machine SSL certificate, re-register the vSphere Replication Server with the vSphere lookup service.
    1. Enter the SSO Administrator user name in the text box.
    2. Enter the Password in the text box.
    3. In the Actions pane, click Save and Restart Service.

    A Successfully save the configuration message appears.

  5. Verify that the vSphere Replication Server is properly re-registered.
    1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client as an administrator.
    2. Navigate to Manage > vSphere Replication > Replication Servers.
    3. Verify that the status of the vSphere Replication Server is Connected.

      You might have to wait several minutes until the vSphere Replication Server becomes available.


You have successfully added an updated vSphere machine SSL certificate to a vSphere Replication Server instance.