Generate VMware View 2048bit SSL Cert

VMware View requires an SSL certificate in order to secure the traffic between the virtual desktop and the end point. The instructions in the guide do not include how to generate a 2048bit SSL certificate. Here are the steps to generate the strong key.

Generate Key Store
keytool -genkey -keysize 2048 -keyalg “RSA” -keystore keys.p12 -storetype pkcs12 -validity 360

Generate Certificate Request
keytool -certreq -keyalg “RSA” -file certificate.csr -keystore keys.p12 -storetype pkcs12 -storepass pass

Import Certificate
keytool -import -keystore keys.p12  -storetype pkcs12 -storepass pass -keyalg “RSA” -trustcacerts -file certificate.p7b

Use New Certificate with View Connection server
1. Copy Key store to : install_directoryVmwareVmware ViewServersslgatewayconfkeys.p12
2.Create file in the same directory as the keys.p12 file with the keystore login information
3.Reboot your VMware View Connection server or security server. file format

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