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Enabling SSL in ScanMail for Exchange

    • Updated:
    • 4 May 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • ScanMail for Exchange 11.0
    • ScanMail for Exchange 12.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows 2008 Standard
Summary
You installed SMEX without installing SSL and you would like to enable the SSL feature to access the web console using HTTPS.
Details
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To be enable SSL, you need to generate an Internal Domain Certificate to be used for the Certificate Authority:
  1. Open the IIS Manager.
  2. On the left pane of the IIS console, select the server.
  3. On the middle pane, click Server Certificates.
    Server certificates
  4. Under Actions, select Create Domain Certificate. You can also select Create Self-Signed Certificateif you prefer to use this type of certificate.
    Create certificate
  5. Fill out the required information. Make sure that under Common Name, you specify the Server Name.
    Distinguished name properties
    Online certification authority
  6. Click Finish. The new certificate will appear in the Server Certificate list.
To configure SMEX to enble SSL using the new certificate:
  1. Open the IIS Manager.
  2. On the left pane, select the SMEX website.
  3. Under Actions, choose Bindings....
    Bindings
  4. Click the Add... button.
  5. Set the Type field to "HTTPS".
  6. Change the Port to "16373".
  7. On the SSL certificate drop-down box, choose the new certificate that you created.
    Add site binding
  8. Remove the http:16372 binding and click Close.
  9. On the Actions pane, click Restart.
  10. Close the IIS Manager.
  11. Open Notepad as an administrator.
  12. Using Notepad, open the ..\Program Files\Trend Micro\SMEX\Web_server_info.ini file and configure the following:
    • SSLEnabled = 1
    • SSLPort = 16373
  13. Save and exit file.
  14. Restart the SMEX service. The SMEX web console can now be accessed via https://servername:16373/smex.
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Category:
Configure
Solution Id:
1099200
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