Website certificates don't work after firewall implementation

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Hello,

Recently I implemented a Netgear Prosecure firewall. Now I'm having problems with website SSL certificates. For example, when i'm out of the company and try to connect to OWA, wich has a certificate installed that worked fine before, I get the screen that says that this website isn't trusted. When I click continue anyway, the addressbar is red. When I click 'view certificate' it says that it is issued by NetGear. When I try to reach OWA from inside the network, everything works fine including the certificate. The certificate is then issued bij Thawte, as it should be. From inside the company, a lot of HTTPS website do not work properly. I get a certificate error everytime. So it´s the same issue outbound as wel as inbound.

In the firewall I enabled port 443. What can still cause this problem??
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Justin SmithSr. System Engineer
Top Expert 2012

Commented:
THe obvious answer is you haven't configured your firewall all the way.  Is there a setting for it to act as an SSL termination point, or offload point?
Commented:
Thanks for your reply. I found the solution for my problem.

On the 'application security' tab in the Services section I enabled the HTTPS web service. By default this wasn't enabled. When this option is enabled, the web certificates will be blocked by the netgear. So I turned this option off (see image).  service

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I resolved the problem myself.

On the 'application security' tab in the Services section I enabled the HTTPS web service. By default this wasn't enabled. When this option is enabled, the web certificates will be blocked by the netgear firewall. So I turned this option off (see image).

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