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Need new self signed cert on vCenter 5.0

Posted on 2016-09-21
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MY environment is vCenter 5.0 and two 5.5 hosts.  The certificate on my vCenter is expired and my Citrix XenDesktop controller will no longer let me spin up VMs.  

I need to update the certs on my vCenter and need guidance on how to do it.  I have found this article:

https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=2015383

but holy cow, that's a HUGE for a vCenter noobie!

Can someone give me some guidance?

Thanks

Cliff
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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all the steps are laid out as in this KB

https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=2015421

are you sure you have vCenter 5.0 and not 5.5 ?
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Yes on 5.0, and thank you.  All back up and running.
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