Bug in Netscaler 11, PFX lost after reboot

So I recently got aware that Netscaler 11 has a serious bug that after a Netscaler is rebooted the PFX certificate is removed from the Netscaler http://discussions.citrix.com/topic/367451-server-certificate-lost-after-reboot-ns-110/ even if the config is saved.

I decided to do a little digging on my lab enviroment, after imported a new PFX certificate with Pkey and attaching it to a LB server, as shown here.

I saved the config and I can also see that the certificate is listed here under SSL – Certificates

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After a reboot, I can clearly see that the certificate is not installed, even thou it is still on the file system.

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Wierd thing is that I can see from comparison of the saved config and the running config that the only thing that is missing are these two lines, which actually installed the certificate.

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Now the fix is pretty simple as Carl listed on the forum, convert the PFX to PEM format and it seems to work, but still I have forwarded this to Citrix to get some clarity…

#netscaler-11