2.2 Backing up the Administration Console

  1. Change to the /opt/novell/devman/bin directory.

  2. Run the following command from root: ./ambkup.sh.

  3. Enter the Access Manager administration user ID.

  4. Enter the Access Manager administration password.

  5. Re-enter the password for verification.

  6. Enter a password for encrypting and decrypting private keys, then re-enter for verification.

    You must use the same password for both backup and restore.

  7. Press Enter.

The backup script creates a .zip file containing several files, including the certificate information. This .jar file uses the same API that Access Manager’s certificate management features use. The .zip file contains the following:

IMPORTANT:The backup utility prompts you for a location to store the backup file, so that it is not erased if you uninstall the product. The default location is the logged-in user’s home directory.