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Remote desktop services with 3rd party ssl certificate

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i would like to use a 3rd party ssl certificate with remote desktop services running on a 2008 server.  can i just use any ssl certificate or do i need a special type of certificate?

does anyone have a guide?
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yes you can - you need to first install  that cert in your RD Host Server.

Overview of Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731940.aspx

Configure Server Authentication and Encryption Levels
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770833.aspx

Note also  for a certificate to be used for RDP it must have Server Authentication ( 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.1 )
http://serverfault.com/questions/201451/install-certificate-in-rdp-tcp-properties


If you have RD Gateway or web access, you should check out this
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2008/12/04/introduction-to-ts-gateway-certificates.aspx
http://terrytlslau.tls1.cc/2011/09/deploying-remote-desktop-gateway-in.html

This is the overall RD links
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770412.aspx
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thanks. do most certificates have server authentication?
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