Solved

Cant publish email Certificate to company GAL

Posted on 2007-03-23
2
5,602 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have 2 users who are unable to publish their email certificate public key to the company GAL, it gives this error.

Microsoft office outlook was unable to publish your certificate the server may be offline or your certificate maybe invalid

can anyone help me please.

We are in an exchange 2003 environment and the users here all use outlook 2003.
0
Comment
Question by:vannyx
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Stacy Spear earned 500 total points
ID: 18783260
If the Certificate has been imported onto their machine (most likely it is) then try the following steps:

In IE at the user's workstation:

Tools/Internet Options/Content Tab/Certificates

On the list of certificates, choose the one that has all (if more than one). If none has all in the intended purposes box at the bottom, then you may need to do this until you find the right one.

Select that certificate, click Export. Click Next, choose "No, do not export..." then Next again.
Choose Base-64 encoded X.509 and then Next. Give it a filename, Next and finished.

Email/ftp/whatever means to move the key to where you can access it.

Go into Users and Computers, Make sure Advanced Features are selected under the View menu, find the user and bring up their properties. Go to the Published Certificates Tab, and click add from file. Choose the file and continue on until finished.

have the user restart Outlook and test it (not always necessary)
0
 

Author Comment

by:vannyx
ID: 18783944
Thank you that worked Perfectly.  Now if my eudora question gets answer i wil lbe in heaven.
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

An introduction to the wonderful sport of Scam Baiting.  Learn how to help fight scammers by beating them at their own game. This great pass time helps the world, while providing an endless source of entertainment. Enjoy!
This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question