Veritas NetBackup™ Commands Reference Guide
- Appendix A. NetBackup Commands
manageClientCerts — use this command to manage the client certificates for the VMware and the SCVMM plug-ins.
-addAlias|-deleteAlias clientName -IP address|-HOST alias|-ANY
On UNIX and Linux systems, the directory path to this command is /usr/openv/wmc/bin/install/
On Windows systems, the directory path to this command is install_path\NetBackup\wmc\bin\install\
Use the manageClientCerts command to create, delete, and list the client tokens for the VMware and the SCVMM plug-ins, as well as add, remove, and list aliases.
Use this option to add an alternate host name or IP address for the clientName that was used when generating a token. Use the -ANY parameter with addAlias to allow any host or any TCP/IP address to communicate using the specified certificate. While this command works, it is not a secure method
Use this option to create a certificate for the client specified.
Use this option to delete a certificate for the client specified.
Use this option to delete an alternate host name or IP address that is associated with a token.
Use this option to list all the certificates.
Use this option to list all aliases for client.
Use this option to delete a token and to create a new one. Any aliases that existed for the token are retained. If a token expires, you can use this option to renew the token. Be aware that tokens expire after one year.
Example 1 - Create a token for client vCenter1
manageClientCerts -create vCenter1 Successfully created client certificate for 'vCenter1' to secure access to the NetBackup Web Services on Master Server 'master.example.com', port '8443'. Please find the zip at /usr/openv/var/global/wsl/credentials/clients /vCenter1.example.com.zip.
Example 2 - Add the alias vCenter1.example.com to the client vCenter1
manageClientCerts.sh -addAlias vCenter1 -HOST vCenter1.example.com Successful -addAlias, for client: vCenter1, type: HOST, alias: vCenter1.example.com
manageClientCerts -addAlias vCenter1.example.com -HOST vCenter1
Example 3 - List all the aliases for vCenter1
manageClientCerts -listAliases vCenter1 Aliases for vCenter1: HOST = vCenter1.example.com
Example 4 - Renew a token for vCenter1
manageClientCerts -renew vCenter1 Renewing client certificate: vCenter1 Successfully deleted the entries for the client vCenter1. Successfully created client certificate for 'vCenter1 to secure access to the NetBackup Web Services on Master Server 'mserver1.example.com', port '8443'. Please find the zip at /usr/openv/var/global/wsl/credentials/clients/vCenter.example.com.zip.