The configuration export/import options create and restore a full PingAccess configuration.
You can back up and restore your configuration for disaster recovery or for testing
purposes. You can restore your configuration on the same system or a new system, as long
as the version used on the restore system is not older than the version used on the
backup system, and as long as the backup and restore systems both use
Because the exported JSON file contains much of your PingAccess configuration, make sure that the file is safely stored somewhere with appropriate security controls in place.
Sensitive data, such as secrets and passwords, are encrypted in the backup file. If you
have configured a master key encryptor
using the Add-on SDK for Java, the host key file (JWK set) is encrypted and included in
the exported data. When running in
You can modify the backup file directly. If you plan to do so, make an unmodified copy of the backup file before you begin.