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clearpass 6.10 backup of certs

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  • 1.  clearpass 6.10 backup of certs

    Posted 13 days ago
    Hi All,

    I was under the impression that in 6.10  a server backup also backed  up the certificates installed on the machine.

    Just upgraded a server from 6.10.1 -> 6.10.2 and did a config backup

    Built a new 6.10.2 VM differnt IP address

    Restored the config to it - no certs restored

    Was 6.10 supposed to backup/restore certs ?

    Alex Sharaz

  • 2.  RE: clearpass 6.10 backup of certs

    Posted 12 days ago
    Certificates are not part of a ClearPass backup (or not of the restore, but end result is the same). Other well-known things that are not part of the CPPM backup are the domain join and licenses.

    Herman Robers
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  • 3.  RE: clearpass 6.10 backup of certs

    Posted 12 days ago
    This is why certs don't belong in backups: horizon3ai/vcenter_saml_login: A tool to extract the IdP cert from vCenter backups and log in as Administrator (

    Tim C

  • 4.  RE: clearpass 6.10 backup of certs

    Posted 12 days ago
    Ok good reason :-)

    Following on from that , also thought I’d read that 6.10 purges endpoints “N” days after last seen on network instead of 1st seen. Which makes more sense
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