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I created a ssl cert for webmail.domain.com in exchange 2010 and i then started having issues with my cert looking at webmail.domain.com instead of lamail3.domain.com.  I have a new cert to config but I am not sure what domain i need to put into the cert lamail3.domain.com or autodiscover.domain.com  Or do I have to put the long url in lamail3.domain.com/autodiscover/....... .xml?
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You can add more than one name in a cert. You can use a wildcard cert like *.yourdomain.com also ...
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by:reschete
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The types of cert's that I have are not wild card certs.
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by:dmarinenko
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Certificates are specific to the FQDN in other words the full name.
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so it would be lamail3.domain.com ??
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by:chakko
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yes, just lamail3.domain.com if that is the name you want to use.  You don't put any /name  part in the cert.
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by:chakko
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for Exchange it would be easiest to use a SAN/UCC type of cert with multiple names in it.  Are you making a self signed SSL?
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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You  need a SAN/UCC certificate with the following names:

autosidcover.domain.com
mail.domain.com (( this where your MX record points to).
netbios name ( ex1 )
internal FQDN ( ex1.domain.local)
webmail.domain.com
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by:dmarinenko
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Here are excellent step by step instructions to creating and installing a webmail cert.

Part1
http://smtp25.blogspot.com/2010/01/assigning-ssl-certificate-for-owa.html

Part2
http://smtp25.blogspot.com/2010/01/assigning-ssl-certificate-for-owa_07.html
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