troubleshooting Question

UC SSL cert renewal on EXchange 2007

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leegclystvaleFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
ExchangeSSL / HTTPSWindows Server 2008
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Hello,

Exchange UC SSL cert is up for renewal soon and I could do with some help please! I'm a tad thick!

A while ago, I changed our primary email domain to mail.newdomain.org and accept emails for all mailboxes on both old and new email domains; secondary email domain is mail.old-domain.org.  The local domain name is unchanged

There is a (sembee article) redirect on requests to https://mail.old-domain.org and https://mail.NewDomain.org that adds the /OWA to the URL and sends usres to the https://mail.old-domain.org/owa website to enter their credentials after using localdomainname\username in basic Auth.   Local email users use Windows Auth

Current UC SSL cert looks like this:

mail.old-domain.org
autodiscover.old-domain.org
localdomain.local
exchange7
exchange7.localdomain.local

Obviously, users have been getting certificate errors when using the URL https://mail.newdomain.org which isnt ideal hence the need for this change.

After reading (Sembee article) it appears I no longer need some names specified in the certificate, the server internal FQDN (exchange7.localdomain.local) and the local server name (exchange7). I also want people to just connect using mail.newdomain.org so no longer require the mail.old-domain.org. My new cert would look like this:

mail.NewDomain.org
autodiscover.NewDomain.org
localdomain.local

Sorry for the long-winded drivel, but hoped to include as much as possible for your consideration!

so my questions are:

1) Do i need to renew or create a new godaddy cert? (starfield)

2) What is the best way to accomplish the above?

3) Any improvements you could suggest to make the user email experience better? :)

I'd appreciate any help, and as mentioned, i'm a tad thick so would appreciate simple answers :)

all the best
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