On attempting to bind a new SSL certificate to a website in IIS7, if you get the error

A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated

logindoesnotexist

…there are several workarounds for what appears to be caused by a bug in IIS7.

 

Workaround 1.

Select the certificate in the Edit Site Binding window and click View

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Click OK

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Then try clicking OK again in the Edit Site Binding window. It may work now.

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Workaround 2.

In the Server Certificates Feature in IIS Manager, select the problem cert, then export it to the desktop. Then click “Import” and reimport it.

 


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