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How to export/back up certificates & private keys

Because FortiWeb requires your X.509 certificates to protect HTTPS transactions, when you back up your FortiWeb configuration, make sure that you select a backup type that includes the certificates. If the FortiWeb hardware fails, having backed-up certificates minimizes the time required to reconfigure a replacement appliance.

To further guarantee service uptime from the perspective of your clients, deploy your FortiWeb in HA. For details, see Configuring a high availability (HA) FortiWeb cluster.

For information on the different backup methods and the backup options that include certificates, see Backups.

Because FortiWeb requires your X.509 certificates to protect HTTPS transactions, when you back up your FortiWeb configuration, make sure that you select a backup type that includes the certificates. If the FortiWeb hardware fails, having backed-up certificates minimizes the time required to reconfigure a replacement appliance.

To further guarantee service uptime from the perspective of your clients, deploy your FortiWeb in HA. For details, see Configuring a high availability (HA) FortiWeb cluster.

For information on the different backup methods and the backup options that include certificates, see Backups.