Add an alias to an agent

Prerequisite: Set properties for mutual authentication

Before you generate a certificate for an agent, you must add an alias to the agent.

Note: You need administrative privileges to perform this procedure.

To add an alias to an agent:

  1. Make sure your agent machine JAVA_HOME environment variable points to the directory where java is installed.

  2. Open a shell and navigate to the agent install location \conf directory.

  3. From within the agent's <install_location>\conf directory, run the following command:
    keytool -genkeypair -dname "cn=<alias_name>" -alias <alias_name>
     -keypass changeit -keystore agent.keystore -storepass changeit
     -keyalg RSA -keysize 1024 -validity 7305

    where <alias_name> is the name you give the agent alias. We recommend using the agent's name.

  4. To check the result, run the command:

    keytool -list -keystore agent.keystore

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