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Uses for SSL/TLS certificates in Messaging Gateway


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Messaging Gateway


The need to know what is using installed SSL/TLS certificates is required for maintaining/removal of old certificates in Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG).


Certificate uses in SMG


There are many uses for certificates in Messaging Gateway

  • TLS encryption for delivery of mail (including Content Encryption)
  • SSL validation of the SMG graphical user interface
  • SSL encryption of LDAP data

How to install certificates

Information for installing certificates is located in the Administration Guide.

About certificates located on is the hub for all installation instructions for certificates for SMG.

REMINDER: Broadcom does not support the conversion of certificates. Certificates must be in PEM format.