You can create a certificate trust by running vcav trust add command on the vCloud Availability Installer Appliance.

The trust relationship entry is stored in ~/.vcav directory of the vCloud Availability Installer Appliance. Recreate trusts if you remove the ~/.vcav directory, or you replace the vCloud Availability Installer Appliance.

Following are examples of using the vcav trust add command.

# vcav trust add --address=IP-address --port=443 --accept all

The system returns the following message.

WARNING  - Trusting 35:AA:07:A4:96:72:89:A6:9B:32:8B:38:83:9F:82:86:53:65:39:76 for IP-address:443
OK

You can use the thumbprint value as an argument in the vcav trust add command.

# vcav trust add --address=IP-address \
--port=443 --thumbprint=35:AA:07:A4:96:72:89:A6:9B:32:8B:38:83:9F:82:86:53:65:39:76

The vCloud Availability Installer Appliance displays an OK message.

Using the vCloud Availability Installer Appliance you can create a trust with a new vCenter Server instance by using the following command.

vcav trust add --address=vsphere-IP-address --port=port-number --accept-all

The system returns the following message.

WARNING  - Trusting 35:AA:07:A4:96:72:89:A6:9B:32:8B:38:83:9F:82:86:53:65:39:76 for IP-address:443
OK

You can create a trust with a new vCloud Director instance.

Standard Command

Command Using Registry

# vcav trust add \
--address=vcd-IP-address \
--port=port-number \
--accept-all
# vcav trust add \
--vcd=vcd-name \
--port=port-number \
--accept-all