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XFOR: How to Enable SSL for Exchange Server 5.5 Running on Windows 2000

Article ID: 253563

Article Last Modified on 2/27/2007


  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q253563


To enable Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for Exchange Server running on Windows 2000, you must have Service Pack 3 or later for Exchange Server installed.


Service Pack 3 automatically installs Key Manager from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 on the Exchange Server computer. You can find Keyring.exe along with its supporting binary files in the following folder by default:


NOTE: %SystemRoot% is usually C:\Winnt.

To finish the configuration, use the instructions in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

175439 XFOR: Enabling SSL For Exchange Server

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

235452 XGEN: Updates to the Exchange Server 5.5 SP3 Release Notes

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