Certificates that you use with the virtual appliances must be in the PEM file format.

The examples in the following table use Gnu openssl commands to extract the certificate information you need to configure the virtual appliances.

Table 1. Sample Certificate Values and Commands (openssl)

Certificate Authority Provides


Virtual Appliance Entries

RSA Private Key

openssl pkcs12 -in path _to_.pfx certificate_file -nocerts -out key.pem

RSA Private Key

PEM File

openssl pkcs12 -in path _to_.pfx certificate_file -clcerts -nokeys -out cert.pem

Certificate Chain

(Optional) Pass Phrase


Pass Phrase