After you use the VMware Validated Design Certificate Generation Utility (CertGenVVD) to generate certificates for the SDDC management components, replace the default VMware-signed certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A with the certificate that is generated by CertGenVVD.

1

Copy the .keystore file that CertGenVVD tool generated to the /root folder on the vSphere Data Protection virtual appliance.

You can use scp, FileZilla or WinSCP.

2

Log in to the vSphere Data Protection appliance.

a

Open an SSH connection to the virtual machine mgmt01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

root

Password

vdp_root_password

3

Restart all  vSphere Data Protection services by running the following commands.

dpnctl stop all
dpnctl start all
4

Run the addFingerprint.sh script to update the vSphere Data Protection server thumbprint displayed in the VM console welcome screen.

/usr/local/avamar/bin/addFingerprint.sh