Rotating Certificates

Note: Pivotal Platform is now part of VMware Tanzu. In v2.8 and later, MySQL for Pivotal Platform is named MySQL for VMware Tanzu.

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This topic describes how to check expiration dates and rotate certificates used by MySQL for VMware Tanzu.

Rotate Services TLS Certificate Authority

To rotate the Services TLS CA and its leaf certificates, use one of the following procedures:

Ops Manager v2.9 and later is compatible with CredHub Maestro. MySQL for VMware Tanzu v2.8 and later is compatible with CredHub Maestro.

Certificates Used by MySQL for VMware Tanzu

If you are using Ops Manager v2.9 or later, you can rotate all MySQL certificates in the table below using CredHub Maestro. For Ops Manager v2.9 and earlier, you can rotate the Services TLS CA using a manual procedure. For more information about procedures to use to rotate certificates, see Rotate Services TLS Certificate Authority above.

The following table lists the certificates used by MySQL for VMware Tanzu:

Certificate Rotated by MySQL for VMware Tanzu?
/services/tls_ca No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/mysql_server_tls No
/p-bosh/pivotal-mysql-GUID/agent_ca_2_8_x No
/p-bosh/pivotal-mysql-GUID/agent_client_ssl_2_8_x No
/p-bosh/pivotal-mysql-GUID/agent_server_ssl_2_8_x No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/agent_ca No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/agent_client_tls No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/agent_server_tls No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/streaming_backup_ca Yes
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/streaming_backup_server_cert Yes
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/pxc_tls_ca No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/pxc_tls_server No
/p-bosh/service-instance_GUID/pxc_internal_ca No

In the above table, GUID is the GUID for the service instance. To find the GUID for your service instance, follow the procedure in Find Information about Your Service Instance.

If you are using a PXC-type database, MySQL for VMware Tanzu rotates the Galera certificate by renaming it.