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Globalsign Cert fails to work on Windows Mobile

Ok, so you have just installed a GlobalSign Certificate on one of the servers in your Exchange infrastructure to stop the complaints about the self certified one you have been using and you find that some of your Windows Mobile phones / pdas can't use it.

You have tried importing the certificate manually (the old fashioned way) and ActiveSync still fails.

Basically you need to import a couple of extra certificates which for some reason either don't seem to be in the certificate chain or appear to be there but don't actually match.

You can find the two certificates in question at http://www.ion-systems.net/techtipsdl/GlobalSign.zip - Simply unzip, copy to the Phone or PDA and double-click each one.

The device will then be able to trust the new certificate.

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