Generate a self-signed certificate for the CIM server
By default, SSL authentication is enabled for the CIM server. During the SMI-S Provider installation, a self-signed certificate for the CIM server is installed in the
pegasus directory. You can generate your own self-signed certificate and use it rather than the default certificate.
You must already have logged in as Administrator.
You must already have accessed SMI-S Provider.
Generate a private key:
openssl genrsa -out cimom.key 2048
Generate a certificate request:
openssl req -new -key cimom.key -out cimom.csr
Enter your information for the certificate request when prompted.
Generate the self-signed certificate:
openssl x509 -in cimom.csr -out cimom.cert -req -signkey cimom.key -days 1095
You can provide a different number of days for which the certificate is valid.
cimom.certfiles to the
C:\Program Files (x86)\NetApp\smis\pegasus).
The certificate date range starts at the current date and runs for the number of days specified.