Securing Remote without a certificate

Hey Experts!!

I have a client that is going to be accessing our servers through remote desktop.  What we need to do is secure that remote desktop so that the communication and transferring of files is encrypted.  We have requested a certificate, however that is going to take too long.  
We're on Server 2003 Enterprise

Any tutorials/step-by-step's that can point me in the right direction?  

Thanks in advance.  
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LZ1Asked:
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Dave HoweSoftware and Hardware EngineerCommented:
just create and import your own certificate, you will be able to select it for use with RDP even while your "real" certificate is still pending. once the "real" certificate arrives, import that and you can re-do the selection of certificate step with the new certificate.
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Dave HoweSoftware and Hardware EngineerCommented:
just generate your own certificate, and replace it with the real one when it arrives - you can self-generate using either the microsoft CA, or xca from http://sourceforge.net/projects/xca
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LZ1Author Commented:
How can I generate my own though? I went through the Server "request a certificate" wizard and now it's saying to wait. I basically followed the steps found here:
http://www.petri.co.il/securing_rdp_communications.htm  
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LZ1Author Commented:
Ok.  Self-generated my own cert.  Now is there a way to "prove" that the connection between myself and the server is secured?
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Dave HoweSoftware and Hardware EngineerCommented:
sure. use wireshark or microsoft network monitor 3.2 and sniff it :)
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LZ1Author Commented:
Thanks.  Looks good!
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