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  Asked By: Devan    Date: Oct 29    Category: MOSS    Views: 1244

We are running the MOSS 2007 application which is running as

We would like to change it to a secured network protocol as

Any suggestions or ideas on doing this. Appreciate if there are any tips on
achieving this.



8 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Leif Cardenas     Answered On: Oct 29

Look in to Extend Web Application and Alternate Access Mappings.

Answer #2    Answered By: Jasper Hatfield     Answered On: Oct 29

You'll also need to follow the instructions for enabling SSL in the IIS

Answer #3    Answered By: Rashawn Hopper     Answered On: Oct 29

If you simply want to access an existing site via HTTPs, INSTEAD of
HTTP. You don't have to create another IIS Virt server (extend and

1. Change and/or add the default internal URL in Central Admin
from http://webapp to https://webapp , also AAMs (add to access both,
if leaving both http  and https  enabled in IIS - change if it is a
permanent change)

2. Assign IP address in IIS - host headers don't work well with
IIS/SSL. You can use wildcard certs+host headers, but I wouldn't
recommend it

3. Configure IIS for SSL, including port# and SSL Certificate (as
Bryan stated below)

Answer #4    Answered By: Horace Coffey     Answered On: Oct 29

You mention you don't recommend wildcard certs + host headers. Why is that?

Answer #5    Answered By: Rigoberto Beard     Answered On: Oct 29

Windows mobile doesn't like wildcard certs for one

Answer #6    Answered By: Alphonso Mckay     Answered On: Oct 29

Did't know that one..


I personally wouldn't want to connect to an SSL server that was identified by

Answer #7    Answered By: Daron Oneill     Answered On: Oct 29

Update - windows mobile 5 and previous doesn't like wildcard certs - windows
mobile 6 does apparently work with them and, whats more, if someone send you a
sharepoint link in e-mail will actually open that document from the mobile
device even though you're on the road !

Answer #8    Answered By: M Juarez     Answered On: Oct 29

Windows Mobile devices also don't like certs created with selfcert, either.
Fickle little things.

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