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SSL Certificates – Open SSL – Private Key

SSL Certificates are a critical part of any hosted page or service that operates on Port 443 or SSL!!! Great program for messing around with SSL Certs and Private keys is Open SSL One thing I find that I am constantly doing is pulling out the Private Key from a PFX File that I have created as a backup for my SSL Certificate. Install OpenSSL NOW, If you want to extract private key from a pfx file and write it to PEM file >> openssl.exe pkcs12 -in publicAndprivate.pfx -nocerts -out privateKey.pem Of course the other thing I find myself doing is importing a Private Key in with a Certificate to… Read More

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Request an UCC SSL Certificate for Exchange 2007

To Generate a Certificate Signing Request — Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Click Start, All Programs, and then Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Click Exchange Management Shell. (You may need to Run As Administrator Copy following command and paste it into a plain-text editor like Windows® Notepad in order to edit some of the fields: New-ExchangeCertificate -generaterequest -keysize 2048 -subjectname “c=Your Country, l=Your Locality/City, s=Your State, o=Your Corporation Name,cn=YourMainDomain.com” -domainname SubjectAlternativeName1, SubjectAltName2, SubjectAltName3, SubjectAltName4 -PrivateKeyExportable $true -path c:\certrequest.txt Update the following fields: c — Two-letter country code of your organization’s country of residence l — Full name of your organization’s locality or city s — Full name of your organization’s state or province o — Your… Read More

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Import SSL Certificate into Exchange 2007

There are two processes involved in installing your certificate: Installing our intermediate certificate on your server Installing your signed SSL certificate on your server To Install Our Intermediate Certificate From the Start menu, click Run… Type mmc and click OK. The Microsoft Management Console (Console) window opens. From the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap In. Select Certificates, and then click Add. Select Computer Account, and then click Next. Select Local Computer, and then click Finish. Click OK to close Add or Remove Snap-ins. In the Console window, expand the Certificates folder. Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities, mouse-over All Tasks, and then click Import. In the Certificate Import Wizard, click Next. Click… Read More

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