This property configures the name of the user-managed keystore for the agent for agents configured for unidirectional communication with the vRealize Operations Manager server.

Given this user-managed keystore for a unidirectional agent

hq self-signed cert), Jul 27, 2011, trustedCertEntry,
Certificate fingerprint (MD5): 98:FF:B8:3D:25:74:23:68:6A:CB:0B:9C:20:88:74:CE
hq-agent, Jul 27, 2011, PrivateKeyEntry,
Certificate fingerprint (MD5): 03:09:C4:BC:20:9E:9A:32:DC:B2:E8:29:C0:3C:FE:38

you define the name of the keystore like this

agent.keystore.alias=hq-agent

If the value of this property does not match the keystore name, agent-server communication fails.

The default behavior of the agent is to look for the hq keystore.

For unidirectional agents with user-managed keystores, you must define the keystore name using this property.