New-KmipClientCertificate

This cmdlet creates a new self-signed certificate or certificate-signing request for the key management server cluster.

Syntax

-KeyProvider  <KmsCluster>
[-CertificateSigningRequest]
[-FilePath  <String>]
[-Server  <VIServer[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
KeyProvider
KmsCluster named
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the key provider for which you want to use the certificate as a client certificate.
    optional
    CertificateSigningRequest
    SwitchParameter named Indicates whether a certificate-signing request should be retrieved. This certificate-signing request should be signed by the key management server and uploaded to the vCenter Server system.
    optional
    FilePath
    String named Specifies the file path to which you want to export the self-signed certificate or certificate-signing request.
    optional
    Server
    VIServer[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is provided or $null value is passed to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-VIServer cmdlet.

    Output

    System.String

    Examples


    Example 1

    New-KmipClientCertificate -KeyProvider $keyProvider

    Creates a self-signed client certificate for the $keyProvider key provider.

    Example 2

    New-KmipClientCertificate -KeyProvider $keyProvider -CertificateSigningRequest -FilePath $filePath

    Creates a certificate-signing request for the $keyProvider key provider and exports it to the $filePath file path.

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