If you already have your SSL Certificate and just need to install it, see Lync 2010: Installing a SSL Certificate.
Lync 2010: Generating a CSR
- On the Windows Start menu, click All Programs > Microsoft Lync Server 2010 > Lync Server Deployment Wizard.
- In the Lync Server 2010 – Deployment Wizard, click Install or Update Lync Server System.
- Under Step 3: Request, Install, or Assign Certificates, click Run.
- In the Certificate Wizard, select External Edge certificate (public internet) and then click Request.
- On the Certificate Request page, click Next.
- On the Delayed or Immediate Requests page, select Prepare the request now, but send it later (offline certificate request), and then click Next.
- On the Certificate Request File page, enter the full path or browse for the location where you want to save the request file (i.e. C:\csr.text), and then click Next.
- On the Specify Alternative Certificate Template page, click Next.
- On the Name and Security Settings page, enter the following information, and then click Next.
- On the Organization Information page, enter the following information, and then click Next.
- On the Geographical Information page, enter the following information and then click Next.
- On the Subject Name / Subject Alternate Name page, review the subject name and subject alternate name to be included in the certificate, and then click Next.
- On the SIP Domain setting on Subject Alternate Names (SANs) page, check the box for your SIP domain, and then click Next.
- On the Configure Additional Subject Alternate Names page, enter all of the Subject Alternate Names used in your Lync environment (i.e. mail.yourdomain.com and www.yourdomain.com), and then click Next.
- On the Certificate Request Summary page, verify that your information is correct, and then click Next.
- On the Executing Commands page, verify that the Task status is Completed, and then to generate the request, click Next.
- On the Certificate Request File page, click View to open the CSR request file.
You can also find the CSR request file in the folder where you saved it (i.e. C:\csr.text).
- Copy the contents of the CSR request file and paste it into the DigiCert order form.
- To close the Certificate Request wizard, click Finish.
Congratulations, you have successfully created a CSR on Lync Server 2010!
- After you receive your SSL Certificate from DigiCert, you can install it.
See Lync 2010: Installing a SSL Certificate.
Friendly Name: Enter a friendly name for the certificate (i.e. My Lync Edge Server).
Bit Length: In the drop-down list, select 2048.
Mark the certificate’s... If you have multiple servers in the edge cluster, check this box.
Organization: Enter your organization’s name.
Organizational Unit: Enter your organizational unit’s name.
Country/Region: In the drop-down list, select your country or region.
State/Province: Enter the name of your state or province.
City/Locality: Enter the name of your city or locality.