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Active IQ Unified Manager Certificate Regeneration and Importing Resolution Guide

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Active IQ Unified Manager(AIQUM)

Answer

Resolution guide for resolving certificate issues with Active IQ Unified Manager

  • How to
How to generate and convert a signed certificate for Active IQ Unified Manager
How to renew a self-signed certificate in Ontap System Manager
How to install or renew a CA signed certificate using ONTAP System Manager

 

  • Certificate input is not valid

The certificate input is not valid. Either the Common Name (CN) of the host certificate is not valid or the host certificate does not belong to this host

The certificate input is not valid. Either the Common Name (CN) of the host certificate is not valid or the host certificate does not belong to this host

 

  • Certificate chain issues

Failed to install certificate: A valid full certificate chain from the host certificate to the Certificate Authority's certificate must be provided.

How to fix an incorrect order of certificates for a CA signed certificate for Active IQ Unified Manager
CA signed certificate for AIQUM is missing root or server certificate

 

  • Public Key mismatches

Failed to install certificate: Input certificate's public key differs from the existing certificate's public key. The keys must match. 

CSR generated externally prior to Unified Manager 9.9
Import fails due to missing private key or encrypted private key from externally generated certificate
Import fails due to the presence of IPs or localhost specified in the SAN field

 

 

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