Cannot access Exchange 2013 Admin Center. It states certificate revoked

Cannot access Exchange 2013 Admin Center. It states  

This organization's certificate has been revoked. Certificate is good until 2020 and the binding is set to that too. Not sure what is next?
LVL 1
cyberservicesAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroEE Solution Guide/Topic Advisor and CEO Faru Bonon ITCommented:
the solution would be to use a "self-signed cert", exchange always use one by default (the time you install it), so let's check if that one work. at least to enter the admin pane.

Procedure
1. get all certs on the exchange server

To work with exchange module on a regular ps console do the following.
Open a regular powershell console  (this works as well if you run it as administrator)

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.SnapIn

Open in new window

and then use
Get-ExchangeCertificate

Open in new window


Search for a name similar to the server (mail.domain.local) or something like that, copy the thumbprint

2 Assign the exchange services to that cert
- Copy the thumbprint from the previous step
- Run
Get-ExchangeCertificate -thumbprint <paste thumbprint here> | Enable-ExchangeCertificate -Services IIS,SMTP

Open in new window


3- Go to IIS and check the Bindings
 - For the Front End make sure that the Certificate is the one you selected
 - and for the backed, you should probably do a change in here since is not done automatically.
  - Reset iis (you can use the admin ps console and run "iisreset")


With after that reset, try to open the EAC and you should be able to do a new Request for the renewal of that cert

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
cyberservicesAuthor Commented:
This solution worked.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Exchange

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.