Certificate management

You can generate self-signed certificate or upload trusted certificates signed by the chosen Certificate Authority (CA) to ensure trusted access. Use the steps in this procedure to manage certificates.

You can manage certificates for single system or multiple systems in any of the following methods:
  • Using Advanced System Management Interface (ASMI) for individual systems.
  • Using Hardware Management Console (HMC)-based interface to enable single path for certificate management on multiple systems.
To complete this operation, you must have one of the following authority levels:
  • Administrator
  • Authorized service provider

To manage certificates, complete the following steps:

  1. On the ASMI Welcome pane, specify your user ID and password, and click Log In.
  2. In the navigation area, expand System Configuration.
  3. Click Security > Certificate management.
  4. Select one of the following options:
    • Generate a new key and a self-signed certificate
    • Generate a new key and a certificate signing request (CSR)
    • Export a certificate signing request (CSR)
    • Import a signed certificate
    • Export a signed certificate
  5. Click Continue and follow the instructions to work with certificates.

Last updated: Tue, September 18, 2018