Backup & Restore Certificates


What is the most proper way of backing up and restoring certificates; so that they keep all the attributes, permissions etc. in-tacked.

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and my certificates are used by LetsEncrypt.


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tar saves owner / group and permission bits

tar -cv -f my_archive.tar /what/to/save


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