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  • 9 September 2020
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Question: Does nutanix use Self Signed Cert or CA-cert by default? 

 

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Best answer by Alona 10 September 2020, 01:59

Yes, that is correct. CA-signed certificates can only be obtained from a Certificate Authority.

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Hello @CarloNX,

By default we use self-signed certificate, but it is recommended to replace the default supplied self-signed certificate with a CA signed certificate.

Refer: https://portal.nutanix.com/page/documents/details?targetId=Nutanix-Security-Guide-v5_15:sec-security-certificate-management-wc-c.html

Cheers!

Nashma

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Oh yes, thank you! So it means i need to purchase a CA signed certificate right?

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Yes, that is correct. CA-signed certificates can only be obtained from a Certificate Authority.

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Yes, that is correct. CA-signed certificates can only be obtained from a Certificate Authority.

Hello @CarloNX,

By default we use self-signed certificate, but it is recommended to replace the default supplied self-signed certificate with a CA signed certificate.

Refer: https://portal.nutanix.com/page/documents/details?targetId=Nutanix-Security-Guide-v5_15:sec-security-certificate-management-wc-c.html

Cheers!

Nashma

Best Answer too, Thanks.