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Creating a Self Signed Certificate for ScanMail for Exchange (SMEX) website

    • Updated:
    • 20 Apr 2021
    • Product/Version:
    • ScanMail for Exchange All
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Summary
You would like to secure the Scanmail for Exchange (SMEX) Administration Website with a self signed certificate to access the web console using HTTPS.
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Create Self Signed SSL Certificate

1 – Open Control Panel à Administrative Tools à  Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
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2 - Click on the name of the server in the Connections column on the left. Double click the Server Certificates icon.
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3 - In the Actions column on the right hand side, click on Create Self Signed Certificate.
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4 – Enter any friendly name you wish for the certificate, and then click OK
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5 - You now have an IIS Self Signed Certificate, valid for one year, which will be listed under Server Certificates.   
      
The common name, is the server name.  
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Binding the Self Signed Certificate to the SMEX website

1 - From the Connections column on the left hand side, expand the Sites folder and click on the SMEX Web Site. Once you've done that, on the right hand side, click on Bindings... in the Actions column.
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2 – If you have an existing https binding to port 16373, select this and click Edit.
       If not Click the Add button
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3 – Ensure the type is set to https, then from the “SSL certificate” drop down select your newly created Self Signed Certificate
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4 – Click Ok, and then Close

5 – To test the new Self Signed SSL Certificate, open up a browser, and go to the SMEX Website. If the certificate has been installed and created correctly, depending on the browser you are using, you will see a lock icon next to the URL, or it will say Secure. Here is how it will look in Internet Explorer:
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Note: some browsers may still issue you a warning that the Certificate is Self Signed and you will have to choose to Ignore \ Accept the Risk and Continue, see below the example from FireFox:
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