Exchange 2003 OWA Certificate Expired

By | November 2, 2008

The certificate for the MS Exchange Outlook Web Access has expired. Can you please assist.

This is the message: Certificate information

This certificate cannot be verified up to a trusted certificate authority:

Issued to: CustomOWA
Issued by: CustomCA
valid from 11/02/2006 – 11/07/2008
Resolution:

To work around this problem, follow these steps.

On the Exchange or Certificate Authority Server: Open IIS – Expand (Local Computer) – WebSites – Right Click – Exchange Virtual Server –  and go to the properties of Exchange Virtual Server  –  Directory Services Tab – Server Certificate – To Continue Click NEXT – Select “Renew the current Certificate – delay and Immediate Request – Select the option to “Send the request immediately to an online certificate authority” – hit NEXT all the way out.

The NEXT STEP is that you need to export the current certificate to a .pfx –  copy this file to c:\*.pfx.  We doing this becoz we are going to need this file to renew the certificate on ISA box as well.

Copy a .pfx file to your ISA Server – on ISA Server – click start – run MMC – on Console Root – hit Ctrl+M – Click Add – Select Certificates – Computer Account Option – Next – Finish – Close – OK.

Left Pane – Expand – Certificate (Local Computer) – Personal – Certificates – Delete an old expired Certificate and Replace it with new .pfx.

If for some strange reasons the above steps doesn’t resolve your problem. Please feel free to Contact US for further technical assist, with the Remote Support:- Minimum 30 Minutes.

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