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Problem importing Exchange 2010 SSL Cert

Posted on 2010-09-16
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I bought a SAN/UCC Cert.  I am having trouble importing on my Exchange 2010 box.  I generated the CSR from my Office Communications Server.  I was able to successfully install the cert on that server.  I am now trying to install it in Exchange.  

I went through EMC, Server Config, selected server, and imported the certificate there.  The problem is that it doesnt show up in EMC where I would then be able to assign it to the services.  

I ran this command Get-ExchangeCertificate in EMS and it doesnt show up there.  The cert is showing up in MMC/Personal Store Certificates though.

I also attempted to re-import through EMC and it says it already exists.

Any help would be very much appreciated.  Thanks.
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by:v_9mhdrf
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Please assign the certificate in IIS 7. you have a option there as Server Certificates, where you can remove and assign the certificates.

Please check out. Hope this helps!

Thanks.
Mohammed
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Akhater earned 500 total points
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what you did wrong is that you are trying to import the file you have downloaded

what you should do is the following

   1. on the OCS server
          * Start run mmc
          * File add/remove snap-ins
          * certificates -> computer certiciates -> local computer
          * Open the personal certificate store and export the certificate you have just imported
          * when prompted say you want to include the Private Keys and make sure NOT to select to delete them after export
          * while doing so you will be asked to input a password put one
          * copy the PFX file to the exchange server
   2. On the exchange server
          * Delete the certificate you had previously imported
          * import the one you have just exported
          * be happy

Cheers
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On the MMC, do  you see the pvt. key on those certs?

If No, want to try the following commands:
1. certutil -addstore my cert.cer
2. certutil -repairstore my "<Thumb Print>"(of the new cert) and you should get the PVT key
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by:obautista
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Thanks so much.  The instructions AKHATER gave worked like a charm.  Thanks again...
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Thanks
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