If you want to delete an old or expired certificate associated with an adapter, perform the following steps:


  1. In a Web browser, navigate to the vRealize Operations administration interface at https://node-FQDN-or-ip-address/ui.
  2. Log in with the administrator user name and password.
  3. In the menu, click Administration, and in the left pane click Management > Certificates.
  4. In the certificate window, select the certificate that has to be removed.
  5. Click Delete to remove the certificate.
  6. If the certificate is being used by the adapter, then the following message comes up:

    The screenshot displays the confirmation dialog box. You can click yes to confirm the deletion or no to cancel.
    A certificate can be configured for one or more adapters if it is the same destination system.
  7. If you delete a certificate which is already being used by another adapter, the adapter fails to connect or start. As a workaround, perform the following steps:
    1. On the left pane, click Solutions.
    2. Select the particular adapter and click the Configure button Image displays the configure icon. on the toolbar.
    3. Click Test Connection.
    4. A prompt comes up asking the user to import the associated certificate. Click OK.
    5. Restart the adapter from the Solutions page.