Adding vCenter to Usage Meter fails with a certificate error
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Adding vCenter to Usage Meter fails with a certificate error

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Article ID: 327422

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
When a vCenter server is added to Usage Meter, the following error is received:
Certificate error for <FQDN>: Signature for certificate 0 can not be verified


Environment

VMware vCloud Usage Meter 3.x

Cause

Check if the cause for the unsuccessful attempt to add vCenter to Usage Meter is due to any of the following scenarios:
  • vCenter certificate chain is incorrect¬†
  • vCenter certificate is not completely available¬†
openssl s_client -showcerts -connect <FQDN>:443

If the cause is any of the scenarios above, then the output of this command will be incomplete/incorrect details.

Resolution


Reimport the correct vCenter certificates (complete vCenter certificate chain with correct details) to solve the issue.