Install root/intermediate CA certificates

The download controller caCertificate command installs the root/intermediate CA certificates on the controllers' web servers to validate the web server signed certificate.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to an individual DE2000H, DE4000H, DE4000F, DE6000H, or DE6000F storage array.


To execute this command on an storage array, you must have the Security Admin role.


Perform this action for each controller.


download controller[(a|b)] caCertificate [alias="string"]


Parameter Description
controller Allows you to specify the controller on which you want to install the root/intermediate signed certificate. Valid controller identifiers are a or b, where a is the controller in slot A, and b is the controller in slot B. Enclose the controller identifier in square brackets ([ ]).
alias Allows you to specify an alias to represent the root/intermediate certificate. This alias is used to look up information about the root/intermediate certificates or to delete them. An alias is associated to a root/intermediate certificate and must be unique.
file Allows you to specify the file that contains the root/intermediate CA certificate. The acceptable extensions are .pem, .cer, .crt, and .der.


SMcli -n Array1 -c "download controller[a] caCertificate alias="myAlias" file="C:\rootCA1.cer";"
SMcli -n Array1 -c "download controller[b] caCertificate file="C:\rootCA1.cer";"

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