Daily Archives: April 15, 2012

Easily create CSR for Exchange Certificate (2010)

On this site https://www.digicert.com/easy-csr/exchange2010.htm you can easily create a powershell command for a Exchange 2010 certifcate request (CSR).


Just fill in the appropriate names and the powershell command will be created. For the command name I always use the name of the Exchange receive connector.

Maybe you have a good alternative or script to create a CSR. Please leave a comment and share it with us!

Exchange 2010 Disable open-relay

You can easily check if you have an open relay with websites like http://www.mxtoolbox.com/, https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com and http://www.checkor.com/

When you found out that they say that you have an open relay you can double check that with the following command :

Then use the following command to close the anonymous relay :


Then re-check using the mentioned websites. 🙂