The End Point Operations Management agents identify themselves to the server using client certificates. The agent registration process generates the client certificate.
The client certificate includes a token that is used as the unique identifier. If you suspect that a client certificate was stolen or compromised, you must replace the certificate.
You must have AgentManager credentials to perform the agent registration process. On a freshly deployed instance of vRealize Operations Manager, before you register the End Point Operations Management agent, you must also manually activate the management pack from .
If you remove and reinstall an agent by removing the data directory, the agent token is retained to enable data continuity. See Understanding Agent Uninstallation and Reinstallation Implications.