After you generate the PEM certificate chain file that contains the own certificate, the signer certificate and the private key file, upload the certificate chain to vRealize Log Insight.

1

Log in to the vRealize Log Insight user interface.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

admin

Password

vrli_admin_password

2

In the vRealize Log Insight user interface, click the configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Administration.

3

Under Configuration, click SSL.

4

On the SSL Configuration page, click Choose File next to New Certificate File (PEM format), browse to the location of the PEM file on your computer, and click Save.

Certificate Generation Option

Certificate File

Using the CertGenVVD tool

vrli-for-1-pod.2.chain.pem

The certificate is uploaded to vRealize Log Insight.

5

Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

A warning message that the connection is not trusted appears.

6

To review the certificate, click the padlock  in the address bar of the browser, and verify that Subject Alternative Name contains the name of the vRealize Log Insight cluster node.

7

Import the certificate in your Web browser.

For example, in Google Chrome under the HTTPS/TLS settings click Manage certificates, and in the Certificates dialog box import vrli-chain.pem.  

You can also use Certificate Manager on Windows or Keychain Access on MAC OS X.