Tag Archives: vSphere

FTF 005: Replacing default vSphere 6.x certificates with CA signed SSL - my tips

By | May 2, 2018

Recently I have done some projects where replacing default vSphere certificates with CA signed SSL was required. I think some of you remember how managing certificates were hard in prior vSphere releases (especially 5.0/5.1). Fortunately since version 6.0 replacing SSL certificates with custom is easy and straightforward. There are two main options: The VMCA as a Subordinate (or… Read More »

How to configure smart card logon on vSphere 6.5?

By | November 7, 2017

Recently I configured a smart card authentication for vCenter Server 6.5. I have to admin that configuration is simple, however there is an important point - using a correct certificate format. When you follow a configuration guide (here) you can notice that the configuration is based on two points: Configure the Reverse Proxy to Request Client Certificates. In… Read More »