You can use the vcac-Config.exe command to verify that an IaaS server accepts vRealize Automation appliance and SSO appliance certificates.


You see authorization errors when using IaaS features.


Authorization errors can occur when IaaS does not recognize security certificates from other components.


  1. Open a command prompt as an administrator and navigate to the Cafe directory at vra-installation-dir\Server\Model Manager Data\Cafe, typically C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\Model Manager Data\Cafe.
  2. Type a command of the form Vcac-Config.exe CheckServerCertificates -d [vra-database] -s [vRA SQL server] -v. Optional parameters are -su [SQL user name] and -sp [password].

    If the command succeeds you see the following message:

    Certificates validated successfully.
    Command succeeded.

    If the command fails, you see a detailed error message.


    This command is available only on the node for the Model Manager Data component.