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SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere 4.8
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Download the Open Virtual Appliance (OVA)


Before installing the Open Virtual Appliance (OVA), add the certificate to the vCenter. The .tar file contains the OVA and Entrust Root and Intermediate certificates, the certificates can be found within the certificates folder. The OVA deployment is supported in VMware vCenter 7u1 and above.

In VMware vCenter 7.0.3 versions and higher, the OVA signed by the Entrust certificate is no longer trusted. You need to perform the following procedure to resolve the issue.

  1. To download the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware:

    • Log in to the NetApp Support Site (

    • From the list of products, select SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere, then click the Download Latest Release button.

    • Download the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere .tar file to any location.

  2. Extract the contents of the tar file. The tar file contains the OVA and certs folder. The certs folder contains the Entrust Root and Intermediate certificates.

  3. Log in with the vSphere Client to the vCenter Server.

  4. Navigate to Administration > Certificates > Certificate Management.

  5. Next to Trusted Root certificates, click Add

    • Go to the certs folder.

    • Select the Entrust Root and Intermediate certificates.

    • Install each certificate one at a time.

  6. The certificates are added to a panel under Trusted Root Certificates.
    Once the certificates are installed, OVA can be verified and deployed.

Note If the downloaded OVA is not tampered, then the Publisher column displays
Trusted certificate.