Exchange 2007 SSL Certs mismatch

sfmike64
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I have a  client's server running Exchange 2007 and there is a single SSL certificate for external use. Unfortunately, the server goes to this certificate when it's accessed internally by Outlook.

I get a SSL mismatch error when launching Outlook 2007 for "sites." Allowing this to happen is OK, but not ideal.

What have I misconfigured here? Should I get a wildcard domain certificate?

The external certificate is for mail.domain.com (internally the domain is domain.local).
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James HIT Director

Commented:
A UCC cert should be sufficient.
5 domain UCC cert from godady.com is $89.
This will allow you to add the local and .com domains and resolve this issue.
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Starting with Exchange 2007, you would need a UC/SAN certificate that has both your internal AD domain name and public DNS domain name for your server.  A wildcard only allows one top level domain.  UC/SAN certificates allow for a couple different top level domains.

Ie.  exchangecas.domain.local and owa.domain.com

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