Solved

Self-Signed Cert Disappearing In Exchange

Posted on 2013-06-13
12
1,128 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
Hello,

I am creating a self-signed cert via this method for use in Exchange 2010.  All goes well.  I complete the pending request in the EMC, get green checks, and then the cert completely disappears in the EMC.  Get-certificate in the EMS doesn't show it either.  I can see it in the cert store via the Certificates snap-in.  I've also tried creating a self-signed cert in IIS7 and it's not accessible in the EMC.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:SafetyNet-TC
  • 7
  • 2
12 Comments
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Amit
ID: 39245747
0
 

Author Comment

by:SafetyNet-TC
ID: 39245914
Ha.  OK....did you click the link I included in my original post? :-)
0
 

Author Comment

by:SafetyNet-TC
ID: 39247835
Any other suggestions?
0
Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Amit
ID: 39247872
Self Signed certs are not recommended for Exchange 2010, better buy cert from digicert and apply it.
0
 

Author Comment

by:SafetyNet-TC
ID: 39248670
Yeah, but....the cert is used for the Default receive connector (between Exchange servers) and you can't use a third party cert for that.  Or am I confused?

There must be a way to get a self-signed cert back.
0
 

Author Comment

by:SafetyNet-TC
ID: 39248673
To clarify - I DO have a third party cert also, but I need the internal cert also.
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:suriyaehnop
ID: 39254967
Do you see it at using Certificate MMC, Personal | Certificates

Get-certificate in the EMS doesn't show it either

Do you mean Get-ExchangeCertificate?
0
 

Author Comment

by:SafetyNet-TC
ID: 39260468
Yes, I can see it in the cert store per my original message.  Yes, sorry, I meant get-exchangecertificate.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
SafetyNet-TC earned 0 total points
ID: 39275920
Issue remains unresolved but from client end is not a priority.  Closing.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:SafetyNet-TC
ID: 39287915
Not an issue that needs to have time spent on it any longer.
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In-place Upgrading Dirsync to Azure AD Connect
Many businesses neglect disaster recovery and treat it as an after-thought. I can tell you first hand that data will be lost, hard drives die, servers will be hacked, and careless (or malicious) employees can ruin your data.
In this video we show how to create a Resource Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: Navigate to the Recipients >> Resources tab.: "Recipients" is our default selection …
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…

685 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