Backing Up and Restoring Your SafeConsole On-Prem Server



Backup


1. Stop SafeConsole service "net stop safeconsole"


2. Locate your SafeConsole install folder. 


 - Default SafeConsole Folder: "safeconsole"


 - Default Folder Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\safeconsole


3. Save the entire install directory in your backup location.


4. Restart SafeConsole service "net start safeconsole"



Restoring


1. Install a brand new instance of the SafeConsole Server. (DO NOT RUN THE CONFIGURATOR) 


2.  After the install has been complete, locate the SafeConsole folder:  C:\Program Files (x86)\safeconsole (default)


3. Copy and replace the following files from your backup to your current install: 


 - cert Folder

 - conf Folder

 - db Folder

 - keystore.p12

 - SafeConsole.ini


4. Run the SafeConsole Configurator. All of your settings will automatically populate. 


5. On the last step of the Configurator, do not generate a new certificate. Import SSL Certificate and locate the keystore.p12 within the install folder. 


6. Once imported, Start the SafeConsole service.