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How to renew an ONTAP self-signed SSL certificate using ONTAP System Manager (ONTAP 9.10 and above)

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Applies to

  • Self-signed certificates
  • ONTAP System Manager 9.10.1 and later


This article describes how to renew an ONTAP self-signed SSL certificate via ONTAP System Manager.

For ONTAP versions prior to 9.10.1 use the command line to renew expiring certificates.  See How to renew an ONTAP self-signed SSL certificate via command line


  1. Log into System Manager
  2. Select CLUSTER -> Settings and click the arrow next to Certificates
  3. Select the Client/Server Certificates tab
  4. Select the ellipsis for the certificate then Renew
  5. Update the certificate name and duration as needed
  6. Click on the checkbox for Self-sign the certificate then Renew
  7. Select the ellipsis next to the original certificate and select Delete
    1. Renewing a certificate creates a new certificate and replaces the original, which is not automatically deleted

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