Installing signed SSL/TLS certificates for vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 (VCSA)

I recently upgraded to VMware vCenter v5.5 U2 and switched from Windows to the vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 (VCSA). Here are the best resources for replacing the self-signed VCSA certificates with ones signed by an internal Microsoft Certificate Authority server. Assumptions You installed the Linux vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 (VCSA) All services except vCenter Update […]

Thank you CloudFlare for Universal SSL (and more)

Your recent announcement of Universal SSL (free SSL for everyone) is monumental. In addition to offering one of the best external DNS management interfaces, you’ve helped protect and improve the performance of so many websites. I was already a huge fan of your company and services. Your gift of Universal SSL, however, is a game […]

Exporting a GoDaddy wildcard certificate from IIS to VMware View Security Server

VMware View Security Servers require an SSL certificate to be installed for mobile VMware View clients to function properly. It’s also a good practice. Chapter 7 of the VMware View 4.6 Installation manual attempts to document the procedure of how to export a certificate from a Windows 2008 IIS server and import it into a […]