When deploying an instance within the Amazon Cloud, one can usually specify how to configure the instance during creation. However, not all instances support this so easily and Citrix Netscaler is one of those instances.
Amazon CloudFormation is useful to deploy Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources automatically. While CloudFormation can deploy Linux environments, this article focuses on deploying Windows, though many elements are similar. This a brief overview and does not review the entire scope of CloudFormation, but it’s a good place to start!
Creating certificates that QBMS will accept:
# Create the key store using RSA key size of 2048 bits.
# When entering in first and last name, enter in domain_name:app_name (may be the same thing twice)
keytool -keystore keystore_filename.jks -alias alias_name -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -genkey