Exchange 2013 & RDS Certificate


I have a small deployment with one Exchange 2013 server and one Remote Desktop Services server both on Server 2012R2

I have a SAN certificate from GoDaddy on the mail server and the common name is and it’s got a SAN name of

if I export it from the Exchange server and import it onto the RDS Server will I get certificate mismatch errors for the remote desktop clients?

Or should I purchase a separate SSL certificate for and have one certificate for the RDS Server and continue with the SAN cert for mail server?

Your thoughts are appreciated.

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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
Yes, you will need a new certificate as you cannot use a certificate which has a different name for the remote service.
You will get mismatch errors if using a different certificate and will not be trusted.

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Ganesh Kumar ASr Infrastructure SpecialistCommented:
For exchange you might be using UCC SSL certificate but the same certificate also you can use it for RDS too. You need to generate fresh CSR for RDS and get duplicate certificate with as common name. Then you can import to RDS and that will not throw certificate mismatch errors.

I doubt whether UCC certificate supported by RDS.
DeclaroAuthor Commented:
Thanks both for the feedback and I thought that was the case.
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