bbstored-certs - Manage certificates for the Box Backup system
certs-dir command [arguments]
creates and signs certificates for use in Box Backup. It
allows the user to create and sign the server keys, as well as signing client
All commands must be followed by the certs-dir
, which is the directory in
which the certificates are stored.
There are 3 commands:
Create the certs-dir, and generate the
server keys for bbstored. certs-dir cannot exist before running the
Sign the server certificate. The
servercsrfile is the file generated by the init command.
Sign a client certificate. The
clientcsrfile is generated during client setup. See
bbackupd-config(8). Send the signed certificate back to the client, and
install according to the instructions given by bbackupd-config.
(8) generates the raidfile.conf
If you find a bug in Box Backup, and you want to let us know about it, join the
, and send a description of the problem there.
To report a bug, give us at least the following information:
•The version of Box Backup you are
•The platform you are running on
(hardware and OS), for both client and server.
•If possible attach your config files
(bbstored.conf, bbackupd.conf) to the bug report.
•Also attach any log file output that
helps shed light on the problem you are seeing.
•And last but certainly not least, a
description of what you are seeing, in as much detail as possible.
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