How to install an SSL on Microsoft Exchange 2013

Installing with the Exchange Management Console

  1. Download and open the ZIP file containing your certificate. Your certificate file will be namedyour_domain_name.cer.
  2. Copy the your_domain_name.cer file to your Exchange server’s network share folder (where you saved the CSR).
  3. Access the Exchange Admin Center by opening a browser and browsing to https://localhost/ecp
  4. Login using Domain\user name as the format for the user name and enter your password
  5. Click the link to Servers in the left column, then Certificates at the top right.
  6. Select your certificate from the menu in the center of the screen (listed by its Friendly Name), and then click the “Complete” link located in the right column
  7. Enter the network share path to where your certificate file is located
  8. The certificate should be successfully installed on the server.
  9. Now, to enable your certificate for use, go back to the Certificates section of the Exchange Admin Center, highlight the certificate you want to use and click the edit button
  10. Click the Services option on the left side.
  11. Select the services for which you would like to enable your new certificate, click Save
  12. Your certificate should now be Installed and Enabled for use with Exchange.
  13. Exporting to your ISA Server (VERY IMPORTANT)When exporting your certificate, make sure to include all certificates in the certification chain, when prompted. Otherwise, your certificate will not work properly.

     

How to install an SSL on MAC OSX 10.6

To Install the Intermediate Chain

  1. Copy the certificate files to your server.
  2. Launch the Keychain Access application (/Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access).
  3. If the button at the lower left of the Keychain Access window is labeled “Show Keychains” then click the button to show the Keychain list.
  4. Select the System keychain.
  5. Click the padlock icon at the top left to unlock the System keychain. Authenticate as a user with administrative privileges, if prompted.
  6. Select File->Import. Navigate to and select the gd_intermediate.crt that you copied to your server.
  7. Verify that the “Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority” appears in the list.
  8. Close the Keychain Access application.

To Install Your Certificate

  1. Launch the Server Admin tool and connect to the server where you want to install the certificate.
  2. In the Servers pane, select the server on which you want to install the SSL certificate.
  3. Select Certificates from the toolbar at the top of the right pane.
  4. Select the item representing the certificate you have requested. Click the “Gear” button and then select Add Signed or Renewed Certificate from Certificate Authority….
  5. Drag the file containing your server certificate to the blue certificate icon that displays after the previous step.NOTE: Make sure to drag the file with your server certificate. Do NOT use the file containing the intermediate certificate.
  6. Click Replace Certificate.

Assign the Certificate to your Services

After installing your certificate as well as the intermediate CA certificate, you can assign this certificate to the desired services (Web, Mail, iChat, Open Directory, etc.). In the appropriate settings pane for the desired service, select the certificate that you have just installed and then click the Save button.

How to install an SSL on MAC OSX 10.5

Install the Certificate Chain

Before installing your certificate, you need to complete the following procedure to install the intermediate CA certificate:

  1. Visit your CA’s repository
  2. Download the ca_intermediate.crt file.
  3. Launch the Keychain Access application (/Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access)
  4. If the button at the lower left of the Keychain Access window is labeled “Show Keychains” then click the button to show the Keychain list.
  5. Select the “System” keychain.
  6. Select File->Import. Navigate to and select the gd_intermediate.crt file that you downloaded in step #2 above.
  7. Enter your password when prompted to authenticate to modify the keychain.
  8. Verify that the “Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority” appears in the list.
  9. Close the Keychain Access application.

Install Your Certificate

Use the following procedure to install your server certificate onto your system:

  1. Launch the Server Admin tool and connect to the server where you want to install the certificate.
  2. Highlight the server node in the SERVERS list.
  3. Select the Certificates button from the toolbar at the top of the right pane:
  4. Select the item representing the certificate you have requested. Click the “Gear” button and then select Add Signed or Renewed Certificate from Certificate Authority….
  5. Paste the text of your certificate into the field. Be sure to include the “—–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—–” and “—–END CERTIFICATE—–” header and footer lines. Click OK.
  6. Click the Save button.

Assign the Certificate to your Services

After installing your certificate as well as the intermediate CA certificate, you can assign this certificate to the desired services (Web, Mail, iChat, Open Directory, etc.). In the appropriate settings pane for the desired service, select the certificate that you have just installed and then click the Save button.

 

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To Install Intermediate CA Certificatea

Before installing your certificate, you need to complete the following procedure to install the intermediate CA certificate:

  1. Visit your repository
  2. Download the ca_intermediate.crt file.
  3. Launch the Keychain Access application (/Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access)
  4. If the button at the lower left of the Keychain Access window is labeled “Show Keychains” then click the button to show the Keychain list.
  5. Select the “System” keychain.
  6. Select File->Import. Navigate to and select the gd_intermediate.crt file that you downloaded in step #2 above.
  7. Enter your password when prompted to authenticate to modify the keychain.
  8. Verify that the “Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority” appears in the list.
  9. Close the Keychain Access application.

To Install Your Certificate

Use the following procedure to install your server certificate onto your system:

  1. Launch the Server Admin tool and connect to the server where you want to install the certificate.
  2. Highlight the server node at the top of the tree in the Computers & Services pane.
  3. Select the Settings tab from the tab row at the bottom of the right pane. Select the Certificates tab from the tab row at the top of the right pane.
  4. Select the item representing the certificate you have requested and click the “pencil” button to edit that item.
  5. Click the Add Signed Certificate… button. Paste the text of your certificate into the field. Be sure to include the”—–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—–” and “—–END CERTIFICATE—–” header and footer lines. Click OK.
  6. Click the Save button.

To Assign the Certificate to Your Services

After installing your certificate as well as the intermediate CA certificate, you can assign this certificate to the desired services (Web, Mail, iChat, Open Directory, etc.). In the appropriate settings pane for the desired service, select the certificate that you have just installed and then click the Save button.

How to install an SSL on Microsoft Exchange 2010

To Install an SSL Certificate in Microsoft Exchange 2010

  1. To install the intermediate certificate, click Start, and then click Run..
  2. Type mmc, and then click OK. The Microsoft Management Console (Console1) window opens.
  3. In the Console1 window, click File, and then select Add/Remove Snap-in. The Add or Remove Snap-ins window displays.
  4. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins window, select Certificates, and then click Add.
  5. In the Computer Account window, select Computer Account, and then click Next.
  6. In the Select Computer window, select Local Computer, and then click Finish.
  7. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins window, click OK.
  8. In the Console1 window, click + to expand the Certificates (Local Computer) folder on the left.
  9. Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities, mouse over All Tasks, and then click Import.
  10. In the Certificate Import Wizard window, click Next.
  11. Click Browse to find the intermediate certificate file.
  12. In the Open window, change the file extension filter to PKCS #7 Certificates (*.spc;*.p7b), select the *_iis_intermediates.p7bfile, and then click Open.
  13. In the Certificate Import Wizard window, click Next.
  14. Select Place all certificates in the following store, and then click Browse.
  15. In the Select Certificate Store window, select Intermediate Certification Authorities, and then click OK.
  16. In the Certificate Import Wizard window, click Next.
  17. Click Finish.
  18. Click OK.
  19. Close the Console1 window, and then click No to remove the console settings.
  20. To install the primary certificate, click Start, click All ProgramsMicrosoft Exchange Server 2010, and then click Exchange Management Console.
  21. In the Exchange Management Console, click Microsoft Exchange On-Premises, and then click Manage Databases.
  22. Click Server Configuration.
  23. In Exchange Certificates, select your certificate, and then, from the Actions panel on the right, click Complete Pending Request.
  24. In the Complete Pending Request window, click Browse to locate the certificate file.
  25. In the Open window, select All Files(*.*) as your file name extension, select your certificate (it might be saved as a .txt, .cer, or .crt), and then click Open.
  26. In the Complete Pending Request window, click Complete.
    NOTE: If you receive the error, “The source data is corrupted or not properly Base64 encoded,” check the Self Signed field. If it is True, refresh console by pressing F5 on your keyboard. If it still displays True, create a new CSR and then re-key your certificate.
  27. Click Finish.
  28. In the Exchange Management Console, select your certificate in Exchange Certificates.
  29. From the Actions menu, click Assign Services to Certificate.
  30. In the Assign Services to Certificate window, select the server(s) you want to assign services to, and then click Next.
  31. Select services you want to assign to the certificate, and then click Next.
  32. Click Assign.
  33. Click Finish

How to install an SSL on Microsoft Exchange 2007

To Install Your SSL Certificate in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

  1. From the Start menu, click Run...
  2. Type mmc and click OK. The Microsoft Management Console (Console) window opens.
  3. From the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap In.
  4. Select Certificates, and then click Add.
  5. Select Computer Account, and then click Next.
  6. Select Local Computer, and then click Finish.
  7. Click OK to close Add or Remove Snap-ins.
  8. In the Console window, expand the Certificates folder.
  9. Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities, mouse-over All Tasks, and then click Import.
  10. In the Certificate Import Wizard, click Next.
  11. Click Browse to find the certificate file.
  12. In the bottom right corner, change the file extension filter to PKCS #7 Certificates (*.spc;*.p7b).
  13. Select your certificate file, and then click Open.
  14. Click Next.
  15. Select Place all certificates in the following store.
  16. Click Browse, select Intermediate Certification Authorities, and then click Next.
  17. Click Finish.
  18. From the Start menu, select Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and then click Exchange Management Shell.
  19. At the prompt, type the following to import the certificate:
    Import-ExchangeCertificate -Path C:\CertificateFile.crt

    NOTE: Replace CertificateFile.crt with the complete path and file name of your certificate.

    If the output of this command doesn’t copy the thumbprint of the certificate, then you must copy it manually for use in the next step.

  20. Type the following to enable the certificate:
    Enable-ExchangeCertificate -Thumbprint paste_thumbprint_here -Services “SMTP, IMAP, IIS

    NOTE: Paste the thumbprint in place of paste_thumbprint_here. Specify the services this certificate covers, using quotes. Valid service identifiers are SMTP, POP, IMAP, UM, and IIS. Do not enable services that are not in use.

  21. Close the Exchange Management Shell window.

How to install an SSL on Nginx

             NGINX SERVER

To Install SSL and Intermediate Certificates

   1. Copy your SSL certificate file and the certificate bundle file to your Nginx server.
   2. You should already have a key file on the server from when you generated your certificate request.
   3. Edit your Nginx configuration to reference these files. The exact configuration file you edit depends on 
      your version of Nginx, your OS platform, or the method used to install Nginx.

How to install an SSL on Lighttpd

Installing an SSL Certificate - Lighttpd

To Install SSL and Intermediate Certificates

   1.  Copy your SSL certificate file and the certificate bundle file to your lighttpd server.
   2. You should already have a key file on the server from when you generated your certificate request.
   3. Edit your lighttpd configuration to reference these files. The exact configuration file you edit depends on your version of lighttpd, your OS platform, or the method used to install lighttpd.

How to install an SSL in IIS 5.0

                               To Install Your SSL in Microsoft IIS 5

  1.  From the Start menu, click Run....
  2.  Type mmc, and then click OK. The Microsoft Management Console (Console) window opens.
  3.  From the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap In.
  4.  Select Certificates, and then click Add.
  5.  Select Computer Account, and then click Next.
  6.  Select Local Computer, then click Finish.
  7.  Click OK to close Add or Remove Snap-ins.
  8.  In the Console window, expand the Certificates folder.
  9.  Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities, mouse over All Tasks, and then click Import.
 10.  In the Certificate Import Wizard, click Next.
 11.  Click Browse to find the certificate file.
 12.   In the bottom right corner, change the file extension filter to *.p7b.
 13.   Select the appropriate file, and click Open.
 14.   Click Next in the Certificate Import Wizard.
 15.   Select Place all certificates in the following store.
 16.   Click Browse, select Intermediate Certification Authorities, and then click Next.
 17.   Click Finish.
 18.   Close the Console window.
 19.   From the Start menu, go to Administrative Tools and click Internet Information Service console.
 20.   Right-click the website or host name for your certificate.
 21.   Click Properties.
 22.   Click the Directory Security tab.
 23.   Click Server Certificate..
 24.   Click Next in the Welcome to the Web Server Certificate Wizard window.
 25.   Select Process the pending request and install the certificate, and then click Next.
 26.   Click Browse. Select all files, and select your certificate file.
 27.   Click Next.
 28.   Verify the Certificate Summary, and then click Next.
 29.   Click Finish.