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installed certifacate does not apear in dropdownlist in sql configuration manager

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Although i have installed a certificate that meets all the requirement stated in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316898 but it does not appear in certificate drop down list of certificate tab under the protocols for MSSQLSERVER properties window. the operating system is Windows XP sp3 ,SSL Diagnostics Version 1.1 is used to make the certificate the SQLserver service is running under localsystem  why is that?my second questions is i am using SQL mixed mode and i am afraid of sending clear password on the wire what measure i can do to avoid it? --yousef

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