VAST Cluster is pre-installed with a self-signed certificate to secure the HTTPS connection between the VAST Web UI and the VAST Cluster management server. When you browse to the VAST Web UI, your browser will warn you that the connection to the site is not secure. If you would like to install an authority-signed SSL certificate, follow this procedure.
Obtain an SSL certificate from a Certificate Authority (CA). The CA will provide you with two files: a certificate file and a key file. Choose an X.509 output file format containing ASCII (Base64) encoded data.
From the left navigation menu, select Settings and then Certificates to open the SSL Certificate for VMS tab.
Enter the certificate file contents in the Certificate field and the key file content into the Key field.
When pasting the certificate file content, include the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE lines, like this:
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- ... -----END CERTIFICATE-----
When pasting the private key file content, include the BEGIN PRIVATE KEY and END PRIVATE KEY lines, like this:
-----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- ... -----END PRIVATE KEY-----
Your certificate is installed and you can now browse to the VAST Web UI without your browser warning that the site is not secure.
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