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How to disable Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 on NSX (2145749)

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This article provides information to disable Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 on NSX for vSphere 6.2.4.


By Default, NSX Manager has TLS 1.0, 1.1, and 1.2 enabled on the server side. On the client side, only TLS 1.0 is enabled.

Note: With the NSX for vSphere 6.2.4 release, the NSX Manager supports TLSv1.0, TLSv1.1, and TLSv1.2.

To disable TLS 1.0 on NSX Manager, use this REST API call:
Method: GET
URL:  https://nsxmgr_ip/api/1.0/appliance-management/system/tlssettings

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

Method: POST

URL:  https://nsxmgr_ip/api/1.0/appliance-management/system/tlssettings



: Valid values for protocols are TLSv1,TLSv1.1, and TLSv1.2. Protocols are supplied as comma (,) separated list of protocol versions.


  • To disable TLS 1.0 and enable TLSv1.1,TLSv1.2 on both server and client:


  • To enable protocols TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2:


  • To enable protocols TLSv1.0, TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2:


Note: Restart the NSX Manager for the changes to take effect.

Additional Information

Changes on Tanuki and Tomcat/TcServer Configurations:

For supporting changes to server side supported protocols, the server.xml located in /usr/app-mgmt/conf/server/xml will be updated.

For supporting changes to client side supported protocols, all the tanuki wrapper configurations would be updated with following additional java env variables:


For more information on how to make API calls to the NSX Manager, see the Using the NSX REST API section in the VMware NSX for vSphere API Guide.


NSX 6.2.4, Transport Layer Security 1.0, TLS

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