How to configure SSL for Exchange Server 2007

Below are the steps to configure SSL for Exchange server 2007

1. Open EMS and type the below command to generate certificate request in shell.

New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest -SubjectName “dc=com,dc=winplat,o=Article,cn=OWA.winplat.com” -domainname OWA.winplat.com,

autodiscover.winplat.com, SMTP.Winplat.Com, CAS01.Winplat.Com, CAS02.Winplat.Com, -FriendlyName “Microsoft Exchange 2007”

-KeySize 1024 -PrivateKeyExportable $true -Path c:\owacert.txt

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2. Open URL http://certificate server name/certsrv

Click on the task Request a certificate

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3. Click submit an advanced certificate request

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4. Click Create and submit a request to this CA

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5. Keep the next page open and browse and Open the cert request in notepad previously generated in shell in step 1.

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6. Copy the notepad text and paste it in the Saved Request text box on the configuration page and click submit

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7. Click on download certificate

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8. User Powershell command to import the certificate. Here is the command:

Import-ExchangeCertificate -Path <Path of the Certificate File>

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9. Use Powershell to enable this certificate for IIS and SMTP services. Below is the command:

Enable-ExchangeCertificate –Thumbprint “AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA” –Services IIS,SMTP

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10. PowerShell command to enable this certificate for POP and IMAP services:

Enable-ExchangeCertificate –Thumbprint “AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA” –Services IIS,SMTP

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