Solved

RD Gateway and Cert Subject Name Do Not Match

Posted on 2013-01-25
3
3,293 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
Hello,
I am having a issue with Remote Web Workplace.  I can log on and access any shares, but when I go to connect to a workstation I click on connect, use my credentials to get in then I receive this error:
  "Your computer can't connect to the remote computer because the Remote Desktop Gateway server address requested and the certificate subject name do not match. Contact your network administrator for assistance."

The Certificate is a Self-assigned Cert.
-Windows SBS 2011
0
Comment
Question by:jands
  • 2
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:jands
ID: 38820577
Looking at the certificate for web server cn=sites (or subject name=sites).  On  the Cert that I have to install on the workstations it says the server name so cn=SERVERNAME

We are trying to hit this via IP Address.
0
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
Cliff Galiher earned 500 total points
ID: 38821762
You cant use this by ip address. You must run the internet address wizard and set up an external DNS record to match the name you used in the wizard. You mist then either purchase a certificate and install it using the certificate wizard or you must install the certificate package that SBS creates for the self-signed cert onto the machine you are connecting FROM.

Either way, you mist connect to RWA using the name chosen when running the internet address wizard, and there CANNOT be any certificate warnings. Or RDG will fail. This is a core security feature of the RDGateway service and cannot be disabled or bypassed.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jands
ID: 38827706
Thank you cgaliher for your time.
0

Featured Post

Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Some time ago I faced the need to use a uniform folder structure that spanned across numerous sites of an enterprise to be used as a common repository for the Software packages of the Configuration Manager 2007 infrastructure. Because the procedu…
Ever notice how you can't use a new drive in Windows without having Windows assigning a Disk Signature?  Ever have a signature collision problem (especially with Virtual Machines?)  This article is intended to help you understand what's going on and…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question