To export SSL certificate as .PFX file on Microsoft Exchange 2010 server, perform either one of the following methods:
Method 1: Use the EMC to export an Exchange certificate
- In the console tree, click Server Configuration.
- Select the server that contains the certificate, and then select the certificate you want to export.
- In the action pane, click Export Exchange Certificate.
- On the Export Exchange Certificate page, select the certificate you want to export. The services that are checked are currently assigned to the certificate.
- When you click Export, the Progress Page will confirm your selections and try to export the certificate.
- The Completion page will display the status of the request together with the syntax of the Shell cmdlet needed to export the certificate.
Method 2: Use the Exchange Management Shell to export SSL certificate as .PFX file
- Obtain the thumbprint of the installed SSL certificate on the Exchange 2010 server by the following command:
- Copy the certificate thumbprint to Notepad and save the file
- Export the certificate as .PFX file with the following command:
Note: You will need to enter the certificate thumbprint that was saved into Notepad which was mentioned on step 2 as an example.
Export-ExchangeCertificate -Thumbprint 1D5B46DBA10E2669327498BFB9F56146A472 -BinaryEncoded:$true -Path c:\certificates\export.pfx -Password:(Get-Credential).password
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