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Export certificate files from Patch Manager to deploy an offline server

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Updated: June 18, 2018


This article explains how to export certificate files from Patch Manager so you can deploy an offline server.

If you choose to provision a server offline, you will need the following:

  • Patch Manager CA certificate file
  • Patch Manager server certificate file
  • The Patch Manager server certificate password

Locate this information prior to installing the new server.


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Use this information when prompted during the server configuration steps.

  1. On your Patch Manager Primary Application Server(PAS), open the Patch Manager Administrator Console.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Patch Manager System Configuration and select Patch Manager Servers.
  3. In the Actions pane, click Patch Manager Server Wizard. 
  4. Select Create a new Patch Manager Server in disconnected mode, and click Next.
  5. Enter the information of the server you are provisioning offline, and click Next.
  6. Choose where Patch Manager will save the certificates.
  7. Enter a password for the server certificate, and click Next. 
  8. Choose the management group you want to associate with the new server, and click Next.
  9. Review your selections, and click Finish.
  10. Copy the certificate files to the server you are provisioning offline.


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