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Regenerate an SSL certificate for Virtual Storage Console


The SSL certificate is generated when you install Virtual Storage Console (VSC). The distinguished name (DN) that is generated for the SSL certificate might not be a common name (CN) that the client machines recognize. By changing the keystore and private key passwords, you can regenerate the certificate and create a site-specific certificate.

About this task

You can enable remote diagnostic using the maintenance console and generate site-specific certificate.


  1. Log in to the maintenance console.

  2. Enter 1 to access the Application Configuration menu.

  3. In the Application Configuration menu, enter 3 to stop the VSC service.

  4. Enter 7 to regenerate SSL certificate.