Performance Management and Spectrum integration SSL configuration overview

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Article ID: 197922

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CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

Questions around setting up Performance Center and Spectrum with SSL while they are integrated already using HTTP.

What steps are needed for each and for the integration functionality to remain?

Environment

All supported releases

Resolution

First configure each system to use SSL. This is done per product as follows.

  1. Performance Management SSL configuration steps can be found here: 
    1. https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/3-7/administrating/single-sign-on/set-up-https.html
  2. Spectrum SSL configuration steps can be found here:
    1. https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/spectrum/10-4/administrating/oneclick-administration/oneclick-server-communications-and-network-configuration/configure-oneclick-for-secure-sockets-layer.html

Additional requirements for the Performance Management and Spectrum integration when both use SSL.

  • Step 5 on the following documentation page discusses the requirements for functional communication between the products when both are configured for SSL.
    • Ensure the Spectrum certificates are imported to Performance Management
    • Ensure the Spectrum axis2 web service is configured for SSL
  • https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/3-7/integrating/integrate-ca-spectrum/integrate-ca-spectrum-with-ca-performance-management.html