Manual Backup on Local Server

CA Administrator can take back up in the local server by selecting mode as “Manual” and “Backup location” as “Local Server.

Login as CA Administrator with email ID and Password

On the Dashboard page, click on the “Backup” menu which displays the below page.

By default “Manual” radio button is selected.

Select Data to Backup. Refer Note below.


1. If the CA Administrator selects Application backup then the CA Admin should be able to create a backup of emCA properties (config name, serial no of certificate, DB name), configuration (path, user name, db related data), logger property (log files, format, size), token config

2. If the CA Administrator selects certificate manager Database (complete SQL db.) should be backed up.

By default backup location will be the local server.

Enter the full path of the folder of the local server system. Data backup will be taken in a specified path i.e. a system where emCA is deployed.

Click on the “Confirm” button the below page will be displayed.

CA Administrator should sign and authenticate with a token plugged into the system, enter email ID, and enter a valid Token PIN.

Click on the Backup button to create the manual backup in the local system and display a success message as shown in the below figure.

The backup will be stored in the path specified in Zip format. Extract the zip file to check the backup files.

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