How to install an SSL Cerificate on Server 2008R2 Terminal Server

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running RDS/Terminal server and it is  functioning fine

-      The server is configured as a stand-alone workgroup server and not in a domain
-      We setup and configured RDS for 3 external users to only access a database application running on the server. That’s now working fine
-      Up till recently, users were typing in the public IP address linked to the server. We don’t want users to use the IP address
-      I created a new cname/alias sub domain called remotegf.domainname.com at the registrar (without giving you the exact domain and of the client)
-      I ordered and validated an SSL Certificate pointed to   remotegf.domainname.com  
-      After the validation, NS sent me the .CRT file to import. I placed the file on the server and just clicked on it and it successfully imported the certificate. It said it was successful. In the interim, we had to create a new free certificate on the server which allowed the external users to connect
-      However, when I checked the server, I don’t see the certificate

Am I doing something wrong?
All I want to do is replace the free built-in created certificate for the newly purchased SSL certificate


The server creates a .cer extension
the purchased certificate is a .crt extension
Any help would be appreciated
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAsked:
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becraigCommented:
on the server in question:
go to run - mmc - add remove snap in - certificates - local machine
Then go to personal - certificates.

If you do not see the certificate there simply right click on the certificates folder and go to import, navigate to the crt file you have and import.

You can also delete the old cert from there.
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