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VMware: Renew an ESXi host certificate by PowerCli

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these are the steps to renew a ESXi Host certificate signed by the vCenter VMCA by PowerCli.
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Powershell: Define a x509 certificate in a script

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the best way to store a certificate in a powershell script is in an byte array. But how to get such a byte array as string from an existing certificate?
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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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