Scheduling database backups and cleanups for the deister proxSafe plugin - deister proxSafe 3.1

deister proxSafe Plugin Guide 3.1

Applies to
deister proxSafe 3.1
Last updated
Content type
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
deister proxSafe
Plugin and extension guides

It is important to protect your data by scheduling regular database backups. Also, regularly clean your database to remove old data so that the database does not grow beyond its capacity. If the database is full, your integration might stop working.

Before you begin

Ensure you have the following privileges:
  • View role properties
  • Modify role properties
  • Administration > Plugins

What you should know

  • The Directory database stores the plugin configuration and related entity types.
  • The plugin role database stores the events and the entity configuration.
  • The plugin role database contains plugin properties, related entities, events, and alarms associated with deister proxSafe key management system.
  • It is a best practice to schedule all database maintenance during non-peak hours.


  1. From Server Admin, back up the Directory database.
  2. From the Config Tool home page, open the Plugins task.
  3. Select the deister proxSafe plugin role from the entity browser and click the Resources tab.
  4. Click Backup/Restore (), choose the location for backup files, enable automatic backups at least once per week, and then click OK.

    For more information, see Backing up databases.

  5. Click Apply.