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Generating Certificates with Subject Alternative Names (SANs) from Internal Certificate Authority – Microsoft CA

Introduction to Certificates

Certificates are used to secure communication between the Clients and the Server so that the transmitted data is not compromised. It is a security best practise to implement SSL whenever a web site hosts confidential information.

Certificates are issued by a Certificate Provider or Certification Authority (CA). To apply for a certificate, a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is sent to the  CA. This CSR contains the host name(s) that needs to be protected, the email address and the company information. The CA, after verifying the information, approves and generates a Certificate. This Certificate can then be used to secure communication. Go On, Continue Reading!

Configuring SMTP Namespace Sharing between two Exchange Forests – Part 4

In Part 4 of this series we will be going through the below three tasks:

  • Creating Email Address Policy for Shared Namespace
  • Procuring & Installing Unified Communications Certificate
  • Configuring new Exchange URLs in both Domains

At the end of this post, we will have users in both the Forests exchanging emails based on their new primary email address. Internally the mail clients will be configured to communicate over the shared SMTP namespace. The External Client access and Cross-forest Client access will be discussed in the forthcoming posts related to this series.
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