ADCS Database Log Truncation Change in Server 2019

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In our past blogs on the subject of Windows Server ADCS backups, we have touched on the issue of jet database logs not being truncated and deleted in some scenarios. https://www.pkisolutions.com/adcsbackups/ https://www.pkisolutions.com/database-log-files-are-not-truncated-when-you-perform-a-full-certification-authority-database-backup/ Specifically, if backups are performed via snapshot or non-VSS based backups and secondly, if any logs are still held open by the jet…

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Backing up ADCS Certificate Authorities (Part 2 of 2)

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In my last blog post (Backing up ADCS Certificate Authorities Part 1) I covered the inner workings of how ADCS and the Jet database works to maintain the CA data. In this post I am going to go over a comprehensive PowerShell script that I wrote to perform a full backup of all necessary ADCS…

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Backing up ADCS Certificate Authorities (Part 1 of 2)

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One of the areas I have spoken about extensively at conferences and cover in our training classes is the unique issues associated with backing up and managing your ADCS Certificate Authority. There are several items I would like to address in this two-part series: CA Database and log file structure Unique issues with VM Snapshots with…

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