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Windows Server® 2008 PKI and Certificate Security by Brian Komar

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Performing Manual Backups

Manual backups can be performed from either the Certification Authority console or the command line by using the certutil.exe command. There is no technical difference between the results of the two backup methods; the only difference is in how you perform each backup.

Note

Note

Manual backups are recommended for organizations testing Certificate Services in a lab environment, to allow quick rollback if testing does not go as expected.

Using the Certification Authority Console

To perform a backup from the Certification Authority console, the user must be assigned the Backup Files And Directories user right—and not hold any other ...

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