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Date Added: 9/8/2021
How to make the iDRAC 7 generate a fresh self-signed SSL certificate which lasts for 10 years.
Don't bother messing with the iDRAC's CSR buttons and figuring out how to use OpenSSL to do it manually. Just let iDRAC do it by itself with these 3 steps:
1) ssh into iDRAC's ip address and log in with your usual iDRAC credentials
2) racadm sslresetcfg
* this will generate the new self-signed SSL certificate
3) racadm racreset soft
* this will reboot the iDRAC so the new certificate takes effect
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