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JulianMilano
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Are CA certificates required with VNX SANs?

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We recently had an issue where the certificates on our VNX SANs expired and we were not able to access the SANs. I regenerated the certs by logging into the Setup page of each SAN and regenerating the certs from there and it all works good now.

However my manager insists that I need to generate a cert request, convert it to a domain cert using our CA server and upload it into the SAN. My question is thus, if the self-generated cert is OK then why would I need a domain cert?

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atervoort
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Re: Are CA certificates required with VNX SANs?

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You don't need a CA certificate. The self-signed certificate on your system expired after 5 years and the new one you generated will be good for the next 5 years.

It is only used to secure the connection between your browser and the SAN.

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atervoort
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Re: Are CA certificates required with VNX SANs?

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You don't need a CA certificate. The self-signed certificate on your system expired after 5 years and the new one you generated will be good for the next 5 years.

It is only used to secure the connection between your browser and the SAN.

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