vmware_1337
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Renew the certificates for our vCenter server using the SSL Certificate automation tool

Hi,


I was planning to renew the certificates for our vCenter server using the SSL Certificate automation tool version 5.5 (vCenter 5.5).

I am looking for the answers below.

  • Enter vCenter Server administrator user name:
  • Enter vCenter Server administrator password (will not be echoed):
  • Enter the vCenter Server original database password (will not be echoed):

Questions:

Is the 'vCenter Server administrator' user the Windows Administrator user or the administrator user inside the vCenter service?

Where can i find te 'vCenter Server original database password'?

Perhaps noob questions for some people here but i am already grateful for response.

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Alex_Romeo
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Hi,

Is the 'vCenter Server administrator' user the Windows Administrator user or the administrator user inside the vCenter service?

administrator@vsphere.local (local administrator vCenter)

Where can i find te 'vCenter Server original database password'?

the password legibly, you can't find it anywhere.

ARomeo

Blog: https://www.aleadmin.it/
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vmware_1337
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Thanks for your reply.

On the vCenter server the LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/VMware, Inc./VMware VirtualCenter/DB/2 key has the value 'vpxuser'. Does this mean I have to search for this user's password?

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Alex_Romeo
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Yes,

you can follow this Kb:

VMware Knowledge Base

ARomeo

Blog: https://www.aleadmin.it/
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scott28tt
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Moderator: Moved to the correct area - vCenter Server.


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