How to Install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Office 365

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A step-by-step guide on installing an SSL Certificate on MS Office 365

SSL Certificate on Microsoft Office 365

Quick Steps to Install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Office 365 using IIS 8/8.5

  1. Open the ZIP file containing your SSL certificate and save the SSL certificate file (yourdomainname.cer) to the desk top of your AD FS server.
  2. Open Internet Information Services Manager.Click “Start,” then type and select “Internet Information Services Manager.”
  3. In IIS Manager, under “Connections,” select your server’s hostname.

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  1. Under IIS, double-click the “Server Certificates” icon.
  2. In the Actions menu, click “Complete Certificate Request” to open the “Complete Request Certificate” wizard.

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  1. In the wizard, on the “Specify Certificate Authority Response” page, in the “File name containing the certification authority’s response” field, click “” and find the .cer file that the CA sent you.

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  1. In the “friendly name” field, enter a name for the certificate to be known by.
    Note: This name is not part of the certificate.
  2. In the “Select a certificate store for the new certificate” drop-down, select “Personal.”
  3. Click “OK.”

You still need to use IIS to assign the certificate to the default website (HTTPS port 443).

 

Using IIS 8/8.5 to Assign the Certificate to the Default Website

  1. In IIS Manager, under “Connections” select your server’s name, select “Sites,” select the “Default Website.”

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  1. In “Actions,” under “Edit Site,” select “Bindings.”
  2. Click “Add.”

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  1. In the “Add Site Bindings” window, select the following information and select “OK.”
    Type: HTTPS
    IP Address: All Unassigned
    Port: 443
    SSL Certificate: Select the “friendly name” of the certificate you just installed.

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Congratulations! Your certificate has now been installed properly!

 

How to Install your SSL Certificate Using IIS 7

  1. Open the ZIP file containing your SSL certificate and save the SSL certificate file (yourdomainname.cer) to the desk top of your AD FS server.
  2. Open Internet Information Services Manager.Click “Start,” then type and select “Internet Information Services Manager.”
  3. In IIS Manager, under “Connections,” select your server’s hostname
  4. Under IIS, double-click the “Server Certificates” icon.

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  1. In the Actions menu, click “Complete Certificate Request” to open the “Complete Request Certificate” wizard.

IIS-Manager-CCR

  1. In the wizard, on the “Specify Certificate Authority Response” page, in the “File name containing the certification authority’s response” field, click “” and find the .cer file that the CA sent you.

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  1. In the “friendly name” field, enter a name for the certificate to be known by.
    Note: This name is not part of the certificate.
  2. Click “OK.”

 

Using IIS 7 to Assign the Certificate to the Default Website

  1. In IIS Manager, under “Connections” select your server’s name, select “Sites,” select the “Default Website.”

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  1. In “Actions,” under “Edit Site,” select “Bindings.”
  2. Click “Add.”

office-365-ssl-installation-iis-7-site-binding-images

  1. In the “Add Site Bindings” window, select the following information and select “OK.”
    Type: HTTPS
    IP Address: All Unassigned
    Port: 443
    SSL Certificate: Select the “friendly name” of the certificate you just installed.

IIS7-Site-Bindings-Add-Site-Binding-Image

 

Congratulations! Your certificate has now been installed properly!

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