Back up your SSL certificate: Cobalt RaQ4/XTR

We recommended you backup your certificate and its corresponding private key in the event that there is a hardware failure or other disaster affecting your Server, the following instructions will show you how. These instructions will also help you export your certificate from one web server and import the certificate and its private key to another web server.

  • Step 1 of 6

    Login to the IP address of the server.

  • Step 2 of 6

    Use the administrator userid and the matching password.

  • Step 3 of 6

    Change to the directory /home/sites/home/certs or /home/sites/site_in_question/certs.

  • Step 4 of 6

    The keyfiles will be located here.

  • Step 5 of 6

    Make a copy of the private key.

  • Step 6 of 6

    Send a copy of the private key to another network location or to removable disk.