Installing security certificates on a BMC SLM Collection Point
Starting with the version 9.1.04, BMC will no longer provide support for the SLM Collector and all BMC provided integrations making use of the SLM Collector.
The following procedure describes how to install a security certificate on a Collection Point instance.
If you have multiple instances of the Collection Point, you must perform this procedure on each instance.
To install a security certificate for a Collection Point
Create a security certificate for the Collection Point host and install it into a Java keystore file.
You do this using the Java Keytool utility. The following example creates a certificate named "collectionPointName" in a keystore named "collectionPoint.keystore." Make a note of the keystore password and the certificate password, which you must supply. Also, the name you use for the certificate is important; a client can only connect using the same name as the certificate. There is a difference, therefore, between using a fully qualified and non-qualified version of the hostname.
collectionPoint.keystore, which contains the generated certificate, in the BMC SLM Collection Point installation base directory.
Service.propertiesto reflect the keystore information, as shown in the following illustration.
keystore:type the keystore filename you created in step 1. Using the example in step 1, the entry you type here is
password:type the keystore password you created in step 1. Using the example in step 1, the entry you type here is
keyPass:type the key password that you created in step 1. Using the example in step 1, the entry you type here is the certificate's password,
certificatepass. Following is an example of how to configure