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Getting a valid certificate on your vmware vSphere vCenter 6.7

I thought I should share my finding of this rather simple process (when you finally get it working) after spending a few hours troubleshooting and researching.

By default vCenter holds its own CA that caters to all moving parts within vSphere. From version 6.0 it’s possible to just replace the machine SSL certificate on the VCSA and the external PSC, a model also know as the hybrid model.
Hybrid because it keeps the internal CA for all other functions that don’t relate to the machine certificate.

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