When deploying a new instance of AM 8.1 using the OVA file, the quick setup is not working, and when trying to start the quick setup service it fails.
When checking the "QuickSetupServerWrapper.log" log file under /opt/rsa/am/quick_setup/logs, you are getting the error "Identity certificate has expired" as shown in the below screenshot:
This is caused by the fact that the certificate used by the Quick setup for the AM 8.1 OVA has expired. This usually happens when the VM is created and left for a long time (about one year) without running the quick setup.
The easiest way to resolve this is to re-deploy the OVA file to create a new virtual machine. However, If this is not possible (e.g. If you don't have enough privilege to create a new virtual machine) you can follow the below steps to renew the certificate:
1- Open the Virtual machine console.
2- Login with the credentials rsaadmin/rsaadmin
3- Run the below command to backup the current certificate:
# cd /opt/rsa/am/quick_setup/security
# mv quicksetup.jks quicksetup.jks_bk
4- Run the below command to create a new certificate: