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 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 SharePoint 2013 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Windows SharePoint you will need to create a key pair for your server, the public key and private key. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. On Windows type systems PFX/PKCS12 requests are made, and are stored on the system. The private key will remain hidden on the windows system where the CSR request is made. In order to generate this CSR keypair and set up the services for SharePoint, Windows Internet Information Services (IIS) is used. To generate a CSR on Windows IIS 8 & 8.5 for SharePoint perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR: Choose Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services […]

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