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Old 09-14-2012, 09:27 AM   #1
metallica1973
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VMware View Client Connection Issues


I installed the VMware View Client for Linux in Ubuntu and whenever I try and connect I recieve:

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Untrusted View Connection:

Failed to connect to the View Connection ServerThe server provided an invalid certificate.

The certificate authority is invalid or incorrect
Having access to my esxi 5 server I able to pulled the rui.crt and the rui.key like what was suggested in the documentation:

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"NOTE For instructions on distributing a self-signed root certificate that users can install on their Linux client
systems, see the Ubuntu documentation.
View Client uses the PEM-formatted certificates stored in the /etc/ssl/certs directory on the client system.
For instructions on importing a root certificate stored in this location, see the procedure called "
Importing a
Certificate into the System
-Wide Certificate Authority Database" in the document at
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenSSL." 
These are the steps that I did to attempt to import the root certificates and etc.

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-  Created a directory under /usr/share/ca-certificates/ , called 192.168.1.8

-  Added the two certificatesrui.key and rui.crt

Added my paths to /etc/ca-certificates.conf

192.168.1.8
/rui.crt

-  Update the CA certificates database

sudo update
-ca-certificates 
then when I reattempted to connect to my esxi server using VMware View Client, I get the same message. I even change under preferences:

Do not verify server identity certificates and then I get a HTTP error 400

Any Ideas?

Last edited by metallica1973; 09-14-2012 at 10:08 AM.
 
  


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