Microsoft Active Directory LDAP – SSL Guide

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server system does not include an easy GUI method to create a CSR. The following guide includes typical recommendations for you to successfully enroll and implement an SSL certificate pfx file needed for your AD LDAP. Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012. The typical procedure is as follows. Generate the CSR for your SSL certificate from one of the following methods. If you have a server system that has Windows Internet Information Services Manager IIS. CSR generation instructions for IIS 7 – 7.5 systems. CSR generation instructions for IIS 8 -8.5 systems. Generate the CSR using Portecle Keypair creation and manipulation tool. After the SSL certificate has been […]

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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Windows IIS 7 and 7.5 for SharePoint 2010 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate: If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS you […]

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Microsoft Exchange 2013 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Exchange 2013 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate. If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS you will receive a pkcs#7/.p7b version of your […]

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Exchange 2010 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate. If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS you will receive a pkcs#7/.p7b version of your certificate […]

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Microsoft SharePoint 2013 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Windows IIS 8 and 8.5 for SharePoint 2013 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate: If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS […]

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Microsoft Lync 2013 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Windows Lync 2013 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up  your SSL Certificate: If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS you will receive a […]

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Windows Azure – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. Majority of Azure clients create this keypair from a Windows IIS system. They would install the certificate back into the IIS system, Export and Import it into their Azure Account. We will assume that this is the case and the original system. If you already […]

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Windows Server 2012 – IIS 8 & 8.5 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Windows Server 2012 – IIS 8 & 8.5 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate: If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS […]

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Windows Server 2008 – IIS 7 & 7.5 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To Install your SSL certificate on Windows Server 2008 – IIS 7 and 7.5 perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate. If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected Microsoft you will […]

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