Microsoft Exchange 2010


Reviewing the files received from Trustwave®

When your certificate is issued, Trustwave® will e-mail a zip file that contains your certificate in the following formats:

  • .pem - This file contains a Base64 encoded ASCII concatenation of your certificate and the intermediate certificate that your certificate was issued from. It contains the "-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----" and the "-----END CERTIFICATE-----" lines around each certificate.
  • .cer - This file contains a Base64 encoded ASCII format of only your certificate with the "-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----" and the "-----END CERTIFICATE-----" lines around it.
  • .p7b - This file contains a Base64 encoded ASCII representation of your certificate and the intermediate certificate that your certificate was issued from. It contains the "-----BEGIN PKCS7-----" and the "-----END PKCS7-----" lines around the certificates.
  • .der - This file contains a binary representation of your certificate.
  • chain.cer - This file contains a Base64 encoded ASCII representation of the intermediate certificate.

You can also login to Control Center and view your issued certificates. When you click on a certificate and scroll to the bottom of the page, you can download the certificate zip folder.

You will need to copy your domain.cer file to the Exchange Server.

Install your Trustwave® SSL Certificate

Using the Exchange Management Console, (Start > Programs > Microsoft Exchange 2010 > Exchange Management Console), click on "Manage Databases", and select "Server Configuration". Select your certificate by the friendly name from when you created your CSR. In actions, click on "Complete Pending Request". Browse to your certificate file and click "Open > Complete". Hit H5 to refresh the certificate and verify that it now says "False" under "Self Signed".

Enabling Your Certificate for Use

Go back to the Exchange Management Console and click the link to "Assign Services to Certificate". From the list, choose your server and select all the services that you want to enable your new certificate for, then click Next > Assign > Finish.



Certificate Analyzer

Once you have completed your certificate installation you can use our instant online troubleshooter to verify your installation and help resolve problems.
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