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Astute readers might have noticed I have switched to a more narrow skin named  'Leafy skin'. That, of course, is not a coincidence. This technically lightweight blog posting, apart from its subject, also serves a hidden agenda:  scraping the dust of my rusty old blog. Thanks to this updated skin and by ensuring the first post showing up is dated from 2008, it is my goal to mislead many of you who never take the time to scroll down and check the date of the post just underneath.


line feed,


line feed,


line feed,


give it up.


To the subject of the day.


Find a friend that has switched to the white side. He might be able to help you create a self signed certificate with his certificate assistant in Mac Os X keychain that works for BizTalk.


Apparently BizTalk is very picky about the key usage extensions (or the extended key usage extensions, don't know). I couldn't get it working right-away using the command line tools on my Windows machine. So I gave it a try on my Mac:




And the AS2 connections just worked, no more complaints.


All the Biztalkers that don't have Apple friends and need an AS2 certificate that works may drop me an email. I can sell those private keys on Ebay later on, for a good cause :-)

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:26 PM BizTalk - EAI - B2B | Back to top


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