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SANtricity commands

Retrieve installed CA certificates

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The save controller caCertificate command retrieves the installed CA certificates from the specified controller. Included in the retrieved certificates are any requested CA certificates from the controller's web server.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to an individual E2800, E5700, EF600 or EF300 storage array. It does not operate on E2700 or E5600 storage arrays.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Security Admin role.


save controller[(a|b)] caCertificate [all | aliases=("alias1" ... "aliasN")]


Parameter Description


Allows you to specify the controller on which you want to retrieve the root/intermediate certificates. Valid controller identifiers are a or b, where a is the controller in slot A, and b is the controller in slot B. Enclose the controller identifier in square brackets ([ ]).


Allows you to specify the retrieval of all certificates that were imported to resolve the signed certificate chain. User-installed certificates include key management certificates.


Allows you to specify which user installed root/intermediate certificate to retrieve by alias. Enclose all the aliases in parentheses. If you enter more than one alias, separate them with a space.


Allows you to specify the local location to save the controllers' root/intermediate certificates.


SMcli -n Array1 -c "save controller[a] caCertificate all path="C:\";"

SMcli -n Array1 -c "save controller[b] caCertificate aliases=("myAlias" "anotherAlias") path="C:\";"

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