Category Archives: SSL

Renewing Exchange Certificate

Generate the certificate request from IIS, website “directory security” property page and save locally

Use to renew the certificate and the following if your personal cert has expired

  • create new account on; validate it via the return on email
  • install and backup the personal certificate on Chrome
  • use the “validations wizard” to validate the domain
  • validate it again via the return email
  • start the certificate wizard for the domain, skip the step to create another personal certificate
  • paste in the previously extracted certificate renewal
  • accept the root domain name; and then set to “mail” as the subdomain
  • save the new certificate as ssl.cer
  • re-import into IIS property pages for the website and view certificate to ensure it’s valid

use start, run certmgr.msc if there are certificate chain issues to help resolve