Certificates are used to secure the communication between the endpoint computers and
the database. When encryption is installed the company certificate is used to
recover a corrupt database. The company certificate is backed up during Enterprise
Console installation, but you can back it up to different locations any time.
Note: Besides the company certificate there is a second type of certificate, the
MSO certificate. This certificate is used to recover a corrupt server. The MSO
certificate can only be backed up during Enterprise Console installation. Make
sure that you do not lose this backup.
To back up the company certificate: