Extender fails to register to PrivX because certificate expired


When you run /opt/privx/scripts/extender-postinstall.sh, extender fails to register to PrivX with following error

Host deployment server error certificate '/opt/privx/extender/extender.crt' has expired 2022-01-27 07:11:06 +0000 UTC

Root Cause

The root cause is Extender TLS certificate for host deployment expired.


  1. Unregister Extender from PrivX admin UI
  2. Download Extender .toml configure file and copy it to Extender server
  3. Run post install scripts /opt/privx/scripts/extender-postinstall.sh --request-cert

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