Verify VMware vCenter Server root certificates on the web browser

Verify that root certificates are installed. If not, follow the steps to install them.

About this task

Install the trusted root certificate authority (CA) certificates. Perform this procedure on Internet Explorer (IE) only. For browsers other than Internet Explorer, see the respective browser documentation.


  1. Open web browser and go to https://vcsa_fqdn.
  2. In the VMware vCenter Getting Started page, select Download trusted root CA certificates and save the file locally.
  3. Unzip the downloaded files.
  4. Right-click each .crt file and click Open.
  5. In the dialog box, click Install Certificate.
  6. Select Local Machine > Next > Finish.