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VMWare vSphere: Install a custom a certificate in VCSA Appliance

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for a higher security level it is recommended to install own (trusted) certificates in to VMware’s vCenter VCSA appliance.
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Powershell: Export/Convert a X509 Certificate to pem format

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powershell respectively the .NET framework does not offer a method to export a X509 certificate in PEM format. The pem format is a Base64 encoded view from the raw data with a header and a footer.

An example to export the machine certificate (with Thumbprint: 1C0381278083E3CB026E46A7FF09FC4B79543D) of an computer
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Windows: Renew a machine certificate

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in most Active Directory Enviroments the Certificate Enrollment is active which generates and enrolls a certificate for each client. This can be used for Radius authentication or as certificate for an IIS webserver.

Typically the client renews this certificate itself.
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Java: Create a jks keystore with a selfsigned certificate

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short “HowTo” today 🙂 This post contains the keytool command line parameters for creating a jks container which contains an key and the selfsigned certificate belongs to that key.
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OpenSSL: Check if a certificate belongs to a private key

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if you want to check if a certificate has it s origin in a specific private key respectively the signing request use the following openssl commands:
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