How to configure certificates that are used to sign and to encrypt AS2 messages in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

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INTRODUCTION

You can use certificates to sign, to verify, to encrypt, and to decrypt Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) messages in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2. However, you have to configure the certificates in different locations in the BizTalk Server 2006 Administration console. Additionally, the certificates may be stored in a different certificate store. You may have to use a different account to configure the certificates.

This article describes the certificate store where a certificate is stored. The article also describes where to configure a certificate in the BizTalk Server 2006 Administration console.

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The following table describes the certificate store where the certificate is stored. The table also describes where to configure a certificate in the BizTalk Server 2006 Administration console.
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Message typeMessage directionCertificate typeCertificate ownerKey typeCertificate locationWhere to configure
MessageOutgoingSigningHome partyPrivateThe Personal certificate store for the account that is configured as the logon account for the in-process hostThe Certificate page in the properties for the BizTalk group
MessageOutgoingEncryptionPartnerPublicThe Other People certificate store on the local computerThe Certificate page in the properties for the send port
MessageIncomingSigningPartnerPublicThe Other People certificate store on the local computerThe Certificate page in the properties for the party
MessageIncomingEncryptionHome partyPrivateThe Personal certificate store for the account that is configured as the logon account for the in-process hostThe Certificate page in the properties for the isolated host
Message Disposition Notification (MDN)OutgoingSigningHome partyPrivateSync MDN: The Personal certificate store for the account that is configured as the logon account for the isolated host

Async MDN: The Personal certificate store for the account that is configured as the logon account for the in-process host
The Certificate page in the properties for the BizTalk group
MDNIncomingSigningPartnerPublicThe Other People certificate store on the local computerThe Certificate page in the properties for the party
Note When you view a certificate store, you cannot view certificates that are in the certificate store for another user. For example, you cannot see certificates in a certificate store for user A when you are logged on as user B.

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Article ID: 942253 - Last Review: October 25, 2007 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Branch Edition
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