How to add a public certificate on Exchange Server 2010
I. Create CSR
- Open the Exchange Management Console
- Go to “Server configuration”
- Right Click the server and select “New Exchange Certificate”
- Enter a friendly name for the new cert. This is just a name. And click next
- Select if you need a wildcard certificate or not. And click next
- Next select the services that the certificate will be used and the public FQDNs and click Next
- At this step confirm all the names and add/remove as needed
- Configure the organization and location information, and choose a location to generate the certificate request file.
- Next check the summary and press New to create the CSR and Finish to exit the wizard
II. Install the certificate
- Go to the Exchange Management Console, go again to Server Configuration, right-click the server and choose Complete Pending Request.
- Select the certificate aquired from the public certification authority and complete the wizard. Confirm that the new SSL certificate was imported successfully.
- The new certificate will appear in the list of thecertificates
III. Assign the certificate
- Right-click the new certificate and choose “Assign Services to Certificate”.
- Choose the Exchange server and click Next
- Select the services to assign to the certificate.
- Finish the wizard and choose Yest at the promt to overwrite the existing certificate
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