Key Pairs & Certificates

Key Pairs

The Key Pairs section enables the following actions: Add and Delete key pairs. Key Pairs are commonly used by Morpheus for accessing instances via SSH. Morpheus stores key pairs to simplify administration and access across both private and public clouds.

Add Key Pair

To Add Key Pair:

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Keys & Certs
  2. On the Key Pairs tab, click + ADD
  3. From the Add Key Pair wizard input the following as needed:
  • Name
  • Public Key
  • Private Key
  • Passphrase

Note

Certain features do not require storage of the private key.

Delete Key Pair

To Delete Key Pair:

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Keys & Certs
  2. On the Key Pairs tab, select the trash can icon at the end of any row
  3. Acknowledge that you wish to delete the selected key pair

SSL Certificates

SSL certificates authenticate the identity of web servers and encrypt the data being transmitted. Morpheus stores SSL certificates to simplify administration and application of SSL certificates to Morpheus-managed resources.

Add SSL Certificate

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Keys & Certs
  2. On the SSL Certificates tab, click + ADD
  3. From the Add SSL Certificate wizard input the following as needed:
  • Name
  • Domain Name
  • Key File
  • Cert File
  • Root Cert

Delete SSL Certificate

To Delete SSL Certificate:

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Keys & Certs
  2. On the SSL Certificates tab, select the trash can icon at the end of any row
  3. Acknowledge that you wish to delete the selected SSL Certificate

Trust Integrations

Some organizations may use outside technologies to manage their key and certificates. Morpheus allows users to integrate with Venafi for trust management. Trust management integrations can be managed from the Integrations tab on the Infrastructure > Keys & Certs page. Additionally, they can be managed in Administration > Integrations.

Currently, Morpheus supports trust integration Venafi. For more detailed information on integrating Venafi with Morpheus, take a look at our integration guide.