This figure illustrates how credential files are backed up. It shows a set of server endpoints on the left, with the Oracle Key Vault server on the right. The credentials files are uploaded and downloaded using Transport Layer Security (TLS). Details are as follows:
Server endpoints: These can use Kerberos, SSH keys, and password files, all encrypted.
The Oracle Key Vault server can use the following deployments: standalone, primary and standby, and multi-master clusters. The credential files are stored in the Key Vault server.