Certificate Basics for Small business server 2011
Posted on 2016-10-17
Im new to installing an actual real certificate on a server and am not sure how to go about it. I know how to actually install it, its just the topology is confusing me
I have a registered domain which lest say is abc.com
I have a mail server on hosted in my office which is using a dynamic ip. I have registered a hos name with no-ip which lets say is abc.ddns.net
The mx records for abc.com point to abc.ddns.net
Everything works fine.
In attempt to get rid of errors associated with self signed certificates i thought i would try and install a certificate, however im not sure how i order this certificate under this topology.
When i generate the request, as the SBS server is set up with the external domain of abc.com, it generates the certificate request with the common name of remote.abc.com. However users will actually connect to the server by entering abc.ddns.net. Will this cause a problem?
Any advice for this scenario welcome