public ssl certificate for outlook anywhere

Hi i am preparing a cutover office 365 mail migration from a sbs2008 server with a local domain name AD.
I read the setup guide and notice that outlook anywhere (rpc over http) needs to be installed.
A public ssl certificate is needed.
Active directory uses a local domain name and the Mx record on the internet points to
My questions are:
Can i use a free startcom level 1 certificate with only or do i need an UCC cetificate with more names in it?
Then which names to specify in the certificate only or more?(autodiscover,...)
Can you advice a free ssl certificate?
I  use temporary the certificate to migrate to office 365.
Thanks for the help
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
The StartCom certificate will probably work.
However you will need to configure SRV records for Autodiscover in your public DNS for it to work correctly. If your external DNS provider cannot support SRV records then you will have to use a UC certificate - the cheapest of those are about US$60/year.
In that case you would need to do and (as SBS prefers to use unless you change it in the wizards).


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antwerp2007Author Commented:
Simon,thank you for the information.
I can create the necessary SRV (autodiscover,..) and txt records in the portal from the DNS provider.
So can i assume that a free startcom level 1 certificate with only the is sufficient?
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
There are some other free providers as well (Comodo), so you can snatch one additional host :)
Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Most of the other "free" certificates only work for 90 days.
The startcom certificate should be fine - it is free, if it doesn't work, you haven't lost anything.

Do the SSL request through the SBS management tool, not Exchange.

antwerp2007Author Commented:
Many thanks Simon!
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