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Renewing an SSL certificate in Exchange 2007

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I need to renew the SSL cert on our exchange 2007 server. However it seems to be a lot more difficult than in Exchange 2010. The best instructions i have found are below. Can someone which experience tell me whether this would work? The obvious thing is that the services for the SSL are only shown to be IIS where-as we use SMTP and IIS with our SSL cert.

Our SSL is with godaddy if that helps.

1.  Download your renewed certificate from your 3rd party hosting.

2.  You can save certificate on your c drive c:\nameofcertificate.crt

3.  Double click your certificate, install certificate, click next, click on Place all certificates in the following store

4.  Click Browse, click on Intermediate Certification Authorities, click next, then finish.

5.  Open Exchange Management Console to import the certificate

6.  Type Import-ExchangeCertificate press enter

7.  Type the path where certificate resides, if you left in c drive, type c:\nameofcertificate

8.  When it requests SERVICES type IIS

9.  Then it will request for thumbprint.  To find the thumbprint of the certificate, double click certificate, click on details, scroll down until you see thumbprint, copy and paste on exchange management console, press enter

10.  Your certificate should be installed already.

11.  To confirm, open IIS manager, expand until you get to Default Web Site, on the far right, click on BINDINGS

12.  Click HTTPS, click on edit, you will see the name of the certificate, click view to confirm the correct thumbprint.

These were taken from this site:

Is there another way, or a better way?


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