Import key management server certificates

For external key management, you import certificates for authentication between the storage array and the key management server so the two entities can trust each other. There are two types of certificates: the client certificate validates the controllers, while the key management server certificate validates the server.

Before you begin

About this task

This task describes how to upload certificate files for authentication between the storage array controllers and the key management server.


  1. Select Settings > Certificates.
  2. From the Key Management tab, select Import.
    A dialog box opens for importing the certificate files.
  3. Click the Browse buttons to select the files.
    The file names display in the dialog box.
  4. Click Import.
    The file(s) are uploaded and validated.