IMPORTANT:The Advanced Authentication upgrade with the database is not supported post Advanced Authentication 5.6. Therefore, it is recommended to export the database and upgrade an appliance from version 5 to the 6.0 version.
Advanced Authentication facilitates you to export the entire database to .cpt format. In this way, you can create backup of the database or migrate the database to Advanced Authentication 6.0 version. The exported database includes configuration of the following sections:
Login page background
Web server SSL certificate for HTTPS
NOTE:The exported database does not include configuration of the following sections:
Cluster configuration in Global Master server
To export the database, perform the following steps:
Clickin the Administration console.
The exported database file is saved in the .cpt format on your local drive.
To import the database, perform the following steps:
Clickto upload the database.
Insection, specify the following details:
: The database download URL (FTP or HTTP server).
Ensure the database file is in the .cpt format.
: The password to decrypt the database file.
The upload logs are displayed. The uploaded file is displayed in thesection.
Clicknext to the uploaded file.
The import logs are displayed.
NOTE:You may get the following errors while you are importing the database:
If the provided download path or decrypt password is incorrect, a message Error Download or decrypt. Wrong back up password or URL is displayed.
When you export the configurations from Advanced Authentication 5.6 Patch Update 5 to 6.0 appliance, an error message oob: ERROR (spawn error) is displayed in the Importlogs.txt. You can ignore this error and the Authentication Agent service will start immediately after the server reboot.
NOTE:The Tenant administrators cannot export and import the database.