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SnapCenter Software 5.0

Import CA certificates

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You must import the CA certificates to the SnapCenter Server and the Windows host plug-ins using the Microsoft management console (MMC).

  1. Go to the Microsoft management console (MMC), and then click File > Add/Remove Snapin.

  2. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins window, select Certificates and then click Add.

  3. In the Certificates snap-in window, select the Computer account option, and then click Finish.

  4. Click Console Root > Certificates – Local Computer > Trusted Root Certification Authorities > Certificates.

  5. Right-click on the folder “Trusted Root Certification Authorities”, and then select All Tasks > Import to start the import wizard.

  6. Complete the wizard, as follows:

    In this wizard window…​ Do the following…​

    Import Private Key

    Select the option Yes, import the private key, and then click Next.

    Import File Format

    Make no changes; click Next.


    Specify the new password to be used for the exported certificate, and then click Next.

    Completing the Certificate Import Wizard

    Review the summary, and then click Finish to start the import.

    Note Importing certificate should be bundled with the private key (supported formats are: *.pfx, *.p12, and *.p7b).
  7. Repeat Step 5 for the “Personal” folder.