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Option 2: Turn Off Certificate Authentication For All Vcenter-To-Avamar Mcs Communications - EMC Avamar 6.1 User Manual

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Option 2: Turn off certificate authentication for all vCenter-to-Avamar MCS
6. Add the default vCenter certificate to the temporary MCS keystore file by typing:
cd /tmp
$JAVA_HOME/bin/keytool –import –file rui.crt -alias ALIAS
-keystore rmi_ssl_keystore
where ALIAS is a user-defined name for this certificate, which can often be the file
7. When prompted for a password, type the root password.
The following appears in the command shell:
Trust this certificate?
8. Type yes, and press Enter.
9. Back up the live MCS keystore by typing:
cd /usr/local/avamar/lib
cp rmi_ssl_keystore rmi_ssl_keystore.DATE
where DATE is today's date.
10. Copy the temporary MCS keystore to the live location by typing:
cp /tmp/rmi_ssl_keystore /usr/local/avamar/lib/
11. Exit the root subshell, and restart the MCS by typing:
dpnctl start mcs
1. Open a command shell, and log in:
• If logging into a single-node server, log in to the server as admin.
• If logging into a multi-node server, log in to the utility node as admin.
2. Stop the MCS by typing:
dpnctl stop mcs
3. Open /usr/local/avamar/var/mc/server_data/prefs/mcserver.xml in a UNIX text
4. Locate the ignore_vc_cert preference.
5. Change the ignore_vc_cert preference setting to true.
For example:
<entry key="ignore_vc_cert" value="true" />
6. Save your changes.
7. Restart the MCS by typing:
dpnctl start mcs
Configure vCenter-to-Avamar authentication
Configuration and Setup



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