Aria Operations 8.12 - how to add an SSL certificate to vROps trust store (Note: this example is for NetApp, but similar process can be applied for other TVS adapters)
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Aria Operations 8.12 - how to add an SSL certificate to vROps trust store (Note: this example is for NetApp, but similar process can be applied for other TVS adapters)

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Article ID: 323481

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

The purpose of this knowledge base article is to provide a solution to resolve the issue with trust store encryption changes introduced in FIPS enabled Aria Operations 8.12 and later.


Symptoms:
Following an upgrade to Aria Operations 8.12 or later, an error is displayed in Aria Operations when adding an SSL certificate (note: this example is specific forNetApp integration) but similar error is displayed for other solutions.

The error shows:

Unable to insert a Netapp SSL certificate .pem file



Environment

VMware Aria Operations 8.12.x and later with FIPS enabled.

Cause

Starting with Aria Operations 8.12 the trust store is now encrypted, and requires extra steps to a a certificate to the trust store. 

Resolution

to resolve the issue:

1.first, you need a copy of:

truststore.helper.jar file (see attached)

2. Run the truststore_helper.jar file with the following:

java -jar truststore_helper.jar

3. Type Y, and type a friendly name. The name does not matter, but you should provide something descriptive of what the SSL certificate is for. 

4. type in the name and location of the SSL certificate pem file.

 

5. copy the response from the command above.

6. Paste the command and hit enter

type yes.

 

 

Additional Information

you will also need to download an updated pack file for the TVS solution you need to update the trust store certificate for.

Impact/Risks:

Not having the solution SSL certificate in the trust store will impact all users. Impact includes:

1. Users will not be able to install ssl certificates for the solution from the GUI.

2. Aria Operations connectivity to the endpoint is not established

3. data collection is impacted

 

Attachments

truststore_helper.jar get_app
NetAppFAS-AFF-4.3.0_b20230602.152230 get_app