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need to change SSL certificate  on ESXi 5.5 and VC as well.

Please advise best practice to configure SSL on Host and VC [5.5], and before that i need backup of existing cert.
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1. Make sure you are running the latest versions of ESXi 5.5 U2 and vCenter Server 5.5 U2, so there are no SSL security threats e.g. Heartbleed "OpenSSL".

2. You are already running SSL.

3. Certificates, backup before changing...

see my EE Article for Host (same applies to 5.5!)

Part 12: HOW TO: Configure and Replace the SSL Certificate on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) Host Server


see Part 1

http://www.derekseaman.com/2013/10/vsphere-5-5-install-pt-1-introduction.html

http://www.derekseaman.com/2013/10/vsphere-5-5-install-pt-6-minting-ssl-certs.html
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great.Thanks
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