Step 3: Installing Hardware Appliance with Existing Management CA

To install the Hardware Appliance with an existing Management CA, do the following:

  1. Install this Hardware Appliance as described in Step 2: Installing the first Hardware Appliance until you reach the wizard step Management CA Settings.

  2. Activate the option Use Existing Management CA.

  3. In the field SuperAdmin full Subject DN, paste the value for clientcert that you have copied in the last step of Step 2: Installing the first Hardware Appliance:

    WebConf > Management CA Setting: Paste clientcert


  4. You can now complete the installation.

Both Hardware Appliances are now using the same certificate as super admin, the certificate that is installed in the smart card. Only the first Hardware Appliance hosts the ManagementCA.

The following illustration shows the Administration page of the Hardware Appliance hosting the ManagementCA.

First Hardware Appliance: EJBCA Administration page

The Administration page of the Hardware Appliance with ManagementCA looks as follows:

Second Hardware Appliance: EJBCA Administration page