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Last Modified : 05/02/2018

How to export SSL certificate as .PFX file using Microsoft Exchange 2010 server

Solution

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

  1. In the console tree, click Server Configuration.
  2. Select the server that contains the certificate, and then select the certificate you want to export.
  3. In the action pane, click Export Exchange Certificate.
  4. On the Export Exchange Certificate page, select the certificate you want to export. The services that are checked are currently assigned to the certificate.
  5. When you click Export, the Progress Page will confirm your selections and try to export the certificate.
  6. 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

  1. Obtain the thumbprint of the installed SSL certificate on the Exchange 2010 server by the following command:

    Get-ExchangeCertificate

    Example:


     
  2. Copy the certificate thumbprint to Notepad and save the file
  3. 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
     

For more information in regards to exporting SSL certificate as .PFX file using Microsoft Exchange 2010 server, please visit Microsoft's TechNet library.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd351274.aspx