Steps to create a CSR with New Exchange Certificate Wizard
Step 1 – To initiate the process, you need to open the 'Exchange Management Console' by going to the 'Start' menu and selecting 'Microsoft Exchange 2010'. After that, click on 'Exchange Management Console'.
Step 2 – Now proceed by clicking on 'Manage Databases' link.
Step 3 – From the menu on the left, click on 'Server Configuration' and then click on 'New Exchange certificate', present on the right side of the screen.
Step 4 – Enter a friendly name for this certificate. Please note that this name is not your certificate request's integral part.
Step 5 – If you are generating the CSR for a wildcard, please click on the check box under 'Domain Scope' and omit 'Step 6' listed here. Other users should move forward by clicking on the 'Next' button.
Step 6 – Applicable to non-wildcard certificate user, in this step, from the 'Exchange Configuration' menu, select the services you wish to run securely. Now, enter the names through which you would connect to those services, as prompted.
In the next screen, you can review the list of all the names suggested by Exchange 2010 to include in your certificate request.
Step 7 – Proceed by entering your organization details. Here, you need to make sure that your organization's name is mentioned with a full legal name of your company. Also, the 'Organization Unit' here refers to your department within the organization. In case you don't have a state/province, please enter the information of your city in this section.
Step 8 – After that, click on 'Browse' to save the CSR to your computer as a .req file and click on 'Save'. Now proceed by clicking on 'Next' and then 'Finish'.
Step 9 – You can now open the CSR as a notepad or WordPress file. During the process of online order, you need to copy the entire body of that file.
Step 10 – You can install the SSL certificate once it is issued to you by your CA by referring a detailed SSL installation procedure for Exchange 2010.