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This CA root certificate is not trusted. to enable trust, install this certificate in the trusted root certification authorities store.

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I was able to renew a self signing certificate on Exchange 2007 using the console, but I cannot make it trusted. The Exchange box is part of a domain, but the DC doesn't have SSL enabled so I'm working on the exchange box only. How do I add this cert to the trusted root cert authorities store?
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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are you trying to install a certificate from public CA ? or internal CA ? if public, no need for more config just install it.
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I need to add the cert to the trusted root CA on the exchange server itself, not a workstation. I renewed the cert using the Exchange Management Shell on the Exchange box via "Get-ExchangeCertificate -thumbprint "xxx" New-Exchangecertificate". I'm getting the "install this certificate in the trusted root certification authorities store" in the IIS Manager - Default Web Site Properties - View Certificate.
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Manage Trusted Root Certificates (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2)http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754841.aspx
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Diregard the previous link. It wasn't what I thought - sorry.
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Just copy it from the installed location to the trusted root store.

To do so:

Launch MMC.
Add Certificates Snap-in for Local Computer.
Expand Certificates (Local Computer)
Expand Personal
Click Certificates folder
Right click on the self-signed cert and choose copy
Expand Trusted Root Certification Authorities
Right click Certificates folder (under Trusted Root...) and select Paste.
You will be prompted with a security warning. Verify the cert listed is the self-signed cert and click yes.
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Thanks Shmoid! your sugestion fix it.
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What happens if I run that command and I get prompted to insert a smartcard?..
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by:Jason Jason
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Thank you so much Shmoid! You just saved my hide.
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