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How do I renew my STARTTLS certificate?

Posted on 2011-03-07
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The TLS certificate on my hub transports is about to expire soon. I inadvertently ran the command below without the -whatif parameter and generated a new cert on one of my two hubs. I noticed that the issuer is different than the current one cert. I tried to remove it but I got an error

remove-exchangecertificate -thumbprint CFE500CCA6CC282E4E881E1EECEB9CCC3DD36E0B

Remove-ExchangeCertificate : The internal transport certificate cannot be removed because that would cause the Microsof
t Exchange Transport service to stop. To replace the internal transport certificate, create a new certificate. The new
certificate will automatically become the internal transport certificate. You can then remove the existing certificate.
Parameter name: Thumbprint
At line:1 char:27
+ remove-exchangecertificate  <<<< -thumbprint CFE500CCA6CC282E4E881E1EECEB9CCC3DD36E0B


Will this cause a problem or can I simply create a new cert with the proper issuer informnation and then delete this one?

thank you
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Create the new cert request and once it is fulfilled, assign the appropriate services to it. Then you may delete the old one.
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