I am running SBS 2003, standard. I have been using an SSL certificate issued by a CA, which expires next week. I requested a new SSL certificate from another company, which I expect to receive in a few days. In order to request the new certificate, the Certificate wizard required me to remove the old certificate. Now it will not let me reinstall the old certificate without making a new request, which I fear will screw up my ability to install the new certificate. (I may be wrong.) So I ran the Internet setup wizard with a self-signed certificate. Remote Web Workplace works okay (after Internet Explorer complains about the certificate) and I can access my office workstations, but I cannot access my server remotely either directly through RWW or by remote desktop from another workstation inside or outside the office. The error message is:
The remote computer requires that authentication be enabled to connect.
Remote computer: server1
The connection cannot proceed because authentication is not enabled.
An additional new development is that although I can establish a VPN connection to the server without difficulty, once connected I cannot access any of the resources of the office network, not even by pinging.
I have read that terminal services requires an SSL certificate (not self-signed). Is this always true, even for intranet access?
I hope that when I get the new SSL certificate all of these problems will go away. However, I fear there may be something else going on. In the meantime, is there any workaround to get remote access to my server?
Many thanks in advance.