I requested a commercial digital certificate for my Exchange 2010 on Windows 2012 to migrate mailboxes from Exch 2003 to 2010. I then later installed the received commercial certificate using powershell rather than running the Exchange 2010 EMC to complete the pending request certificate status. I also assigned services using powershell. But I noticed that the CSR status in Exhange Management Console still says "pending". Would that ever go away or do I need to again install the digital certificate but this time use the EMC and also assign the services via EMC?? I am tempted to run it again and complete the pending request via EMC, but I am concern that it may have un-intended effect on the certificate or the exchange configuration. When I used the cmdlet get-exchangecertificate | fl I can see my digital certificate and it did say valid for status and also I can see the services I assigned, and it did say too the CA issuer so it looked like it was installed properly but EMC says otherwise. Any ideas?? Let me know please. Thanks!