Solved

ull backup of all certs certutil where, not exists

Posted on 2014-01-23
1
492 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-11
Need to have a full backup of all certs

C:\Users\jazz>certutil -ping
CertUtil: -ping command FAILED: 0x80070002 (WIN32: 2)
CertUtil: The system cannot find the file specified.

W2008R2
0
Comment
Question by:jazzIIIlove
1 Comment
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
Rich Weissler earned 500 total points
ID: 39804180
I believe the ping verb in certutil requires a destination.
C:\Users\razmus.TEST>certutil -ping localca
Connecting to localca ...
Server "test-LOCALCA-CA" ICertRequest2 interface is alive (78ms)
CertUtil: -ping command completed successfully.

Open in new window


If you have access to the console of the CA server, the you can perform a 'certutil -backup <destinationfolder>' to backup the CA, which will get the certificates.  (It will ask for a password on the backup itself.)

C:\temp\cabackup>certutil -backup c:\temp\cabackup
Enter new password:
Confirm new password:
Backed up keys and certificates for LOCALCA.test.local\test-LOCALCA-CA to c:\tem
p\cabackup\test-LOCALCA-CA.p12.
Full database backup for LOCALCA.test.local\test-LOCALCA-CA.
Backing up Database files: 100%
Backing up Log files: 100%
Truncating Logs: 100%
Backed up database to c:\temp\cabackup.
Database logs successfully truncated.
CertUtil: -backup command completed successfully.

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Sometimes drives fill up and we don't know why.  If you don't understand the best way to use the tools available, you may end up being stumped as to why your drive says it's not full when you have no space left!  Here's how you can find out...
As a financial services provider, your business is impacted by two of the strictest federal regulations on record: the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Correctly implementing faxing into your organization to provide secure, real-ti…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to configure their installation of BackupExec 2012 to use network shared disk space. Verify that the path to the shared storage is valid and that data can be written to that location:…
This tutorial will show how to configure a new Backup Exec 2012 server and move an existing database to that server with the use of the BEUtility. Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. The…

864 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now