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Exchange 2007 certificate with fqdn

I am getting an event error that my exchange certificate contains the name of my server and not the my fqdn.  How can I create one that has my fqdn  mail.domainname.com  instead of the server name srv3 from IIS?

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Nancy
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Tray896Commented:
The process is simple.  Go to the properties of your website in IIS-->Directory Security--Server Certificate.  Create a new certificate, and for the friendly name type mail.domainname.com.  Enter all of the other information for your organization, and then send the CSR off to your certificate provider.  Once you get the certificate, go back to this same section and install the cert.

If you already have a certificate installed to this site, you will need to remove it first before you can create a new request.
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Nancy VillaDirector of ITAuthor Commented:
Do I need to use a certificate provider or can I use the self Signed one?

Nancy
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Tray896Commented:
If it's internal then self signed should be fine.  If it's external, then I would encourage you to purchase from a known provider, otherwise users will get a cert mismatch error.
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MesthaCommented:
Exchange is not designed to be used with self signed certificates. While you can use them, they are not supported for use with Outlook Anywhere or Exchange ActiveSync.

When you can purchase a commercial SSL certificate for $60/year from GoDaddy, it seems rather pointless wasting time getting a self signed certificate to work.

http://blog.sembee.co.uk/archive/2008/05/30/78.aspx

Simon.
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Nancy VillaDirector of ITAuthor Commented:
This solved our errors.  Thanks

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