Step 2: Import certificates for the key management server

As the next step, you import certificates for authentication between the storage array and the key management server. There are two types of certificates: the client certificate validates the storage array's 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. You must load both the client certificate file for the controllers and the server certificate file for the key management server.

Procedure

  1. Select Settings > Certificates.
  2. From the Key Management tab, select Import.
    A dialog box opens for importing the certificate files.
  3. Next to Select client certificate, click the Browse button to select the client certificate file for the storage array's controllers.
    The file name displays in the dialog box.
  4. Next to Select key management server's server certificate, click the Browse button to select the server certificate file for your key management server. You can choose a root, intermediate, or server certificate for the key management server.
    The file name displays in the dialog box.
  5. Click Import.
    The files are uploaded and validated.