[Opendnssec-user] Re: Backup/restore information

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Mon Apr 2 15:33:57 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2 Apr 2012, Fred Zwarts (KVI) wrote:

> 1) Shut down OpenDNSsec
> 2) create a tar file with the softHSM and OpenDNSsec configuration in etc and 
> the OpenDNSsec state in /var/opendsnsec.
> 3) dump the database of /var/softhsm/slot0.db to another file
> 4) startup OpenDNSsec again.
> The next step is that I will try to use these backup files to restore the 
> OpenDNSsec and softHSM state on another server, just to prove that it is 
> sufficient.

If you restore onto an existing opendnssec server, make sure that
/var/opendnssec/tmp/ and /var/opendnssec/signconf are empty.


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