View or Modify Certificate Properties

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, on the TS Gateway server that you plan to configure, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at Local and Domain Default Groups (

To view or modify certificate properties

  1. Open TS Gateway Manager. To open TS Gateway Manager, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Terminal Services, and then click TS Gateway Manager.

  2. In the console tree, click to select the node that represents your TS Gateway server, which is named for the computer on which the TS Gateway server is running.

  3. Right-click the local TS Gateway server, and then click Properties.

  4. On the SSL Certificate tab, click Select an existing certificate for SSL encryption (recommended), click Browse Certificates, and then do one of the following in the Install Certificate dialog box:

    • To map a different certificate to the TS Gateway server, select the certificate that you want this TS Gateway server to use, and then click Install. On the SSL Certificates tab, review the Issued to, Issued by, and Expiration date fields to verify that the correct certificate is mapped to the TS Gateway server.

    • To view the properties for a certificate that is installed on the TS Gateway server, select the certificate that you want to view, and then click View Certificate. In the Certificate dialog box, review the certificate properties, click OK to close the Certificate dialog box, and then click Cancel to close the Install Certificate dialog box.

  5. Click OK to close the TS Gateway server Properties dialog box.