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There is a problem with this website's security certificate.         The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority.

Posted on 2010-09-09
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hello experts. I have a windows SBS 2003 server ervice pack 2 and Exchange 2003 Service pack 2 with the following problem.

All exchange email clients (outlook) are working great. But employees trying to access OWA get the following stand error we've all seen at some time....

There is a problem with this website's security certificate.
The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority.
Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.  

This only appears to happen when accessing OWA. I have a certificate installed, but still getting this error. This is worth 500 points for a quick answer.
Question by:Houston Blancett
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you need to either install the cert on all machines or purchase a cert fro ma 3rd party like godaddy
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endital1097 earned 1000 total points
ID: 33643134
you current is most likely a self signed cert
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by:Brad Howe
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Excatly, From the error, You either have a SSL Certificate that
A> is self signed Cert. When this is the case the Trust Root Certificate is not in the local CA store. To install it, have hte users follow the link below.
B> You have a purchased SSL cert and the domain name is mis-matched. meaning you bought it for and the site is accessed via
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