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Posted on 2012-03-17
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Hello,

How do I import the certificate from the old 2003 server to the new 2010 exchange server?
I thought I had completed it but obviously not

      ExRCA is testing Exchange ActiveSync.
       The Exchange ActiveSync test failed.
       
      Test Steps
       
      Attempting to resolve the host name mail.schulershook.com in DNS.
       The host name resolved successfully.
       
      Additional Details
      Testing TCP port 443 on host mail.schulershook.com to ensure it's listening and open.
       The port was opened successfully.
      Testing the SSL certificate to make sure it's valid.
       The SSL certificate failed one or more certificate validation checks.
       
      Test Steps
       
      ExRCA is attempting to obtain the SSL certificate from remote server mail.schulershook.com on port 443.
       ExRCA successfully obtained the remote SSL certificate.
       
      Additional Details
      Validating the certificate name.
       Certificate name validation failed.
        Tell me more about this issue and how to resolve it
       
      Additional Details
       Host name mail.schulershook.com doesn't match any name found on the server certificate CN=MSG..
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Did you export it with a private key?  

1. From 2003 box:
2 .Click "Start" > "Run" and type "mmc /a"
3. A new console will open.
4. Goto "Console" > Add Remove Snap-In
5. Click "Add" > "Certificates" > "Add" > "Computer Account" > "Local Computer" > Finish
6. Expand the Console Root > Personal > Certificates
7. You will see your certificate listed there
8. Right Click on your certificate > All Task > Export
9. Export Private Key, you will have to enter a password to password protect the Private Key
10. Specify a path and file name you want to export the certificate to
11. Click Finish to complete

Then from 2010 Box, do the same thing, but import.

You can follow this link to install 2010 certificate:  http://www.digicert.com/ssl-certificate-installation-microsoft-exchange-2010.htm

There are some tweaks depending on what kind of certificate you are using.

Also be prepared, b/c users may start getting invalid certificate warnings when using Outlook.  There are other articles to address this issue.

Regards!
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