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403 forbidden errors after a cert install

Posted on 2011-02-19
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On one of our applications, one of the certs was expiring so we installed a new one to replace it. If we reverted back to the older cert, the error went away. However the old cert is now expired. Any suggestions.

Now we are getting these alerts.


Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Office Communications Server 2007 Speech Server
Event Category:      Speech Application
Event ID:      29025
Date:            2/19/2011
Time:            3:09:25 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      Bobby1
Description:
Application Error 2701:  ERROR: Got error on searchCustomer by ani/tn (12345678) request. Error Code: 500; error msg: System.ServiceModel.Security.MessageSecurityException: The HTTP request was forbidden with client authentication scheme 'Anonymous'. ---> System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden.
   at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.EndGetResponse(IAsyncResult asyncResult)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelFactory.HttpRequestChannel.HttpChannelAsyncRequest.CompleteGetResponse(IAsyncResult result)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---

Server stack trace:
   at System.ServiceModel.AsyncResult.End[TAsyncResult](IAsyncResult result)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.SendAsyncResult.End(SendAsyncResult result)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.EndCall(String action, Object[] outs, IAsyncResult result)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.InvokeEndService(IMethodCallMessage methodCall, ProxyOperationRuntime operation)

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Question by:wbokhary
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by:OriNetworks
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Just going by your description rather than trying to read through the error, is the cert valid? valid root certification authorties, valid dates, common name, etc. The new cert may not match up with the common name you are trying to reference the site by. (e.g. if the cert is for mydomain.com  but you are internally referencing it by mydomain.local.)
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wbokhary earned 0 total points
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How you have to use the winhttpcfg.exe tool to configure your certs for at least two service accounts:
ASPNET and NETWORK SERVICE.
That fixes the problem.
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by:wbokhary
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Found out the solution
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