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Backup to Keystore File

Lamden is not responsible for lost or stolen keys or keystores

What is a Keystore file

A keystore file is a password encrypted file that houses all your account keypairs.

How to Create Keystore File

  1. Login to Lamden Wallet
  2. Click Backup Wallet on the left-hand menu
  3. Click the BACKUP WALLET button from the Backup Menu.
  4. Click the CREATE A BACKUP FILE button
  5. Create a strong password to with the following rules and enter it in the Password box:
    • Is 15 or more characters in length
    • Has 1 lowercase letter
    • Has 1 uppercase letter
    • Has 1 number
    • Has 1 special character
  6. Enter the same password again in the Confirm Password box.
  7. If you want you can create a password hint. This will be shown to you during the Restore Keystore process.
  8. Click the CREATE KEYSTORE button
  9. Click the I Understand checkbox to confirm you have read and understand the safe storage suggestions.
  10. Click the DOWNLOAD FILE button and the keystore will be downloaded via your browser to your default Downloads folder. At this time you should move the file to a safe location.

Safe Storage Suggestions

Each storage suggestion has it's pros and cons. Pick the one that works best for you or come up with your own solution.

  1. USB Drive
    • Pros: Great "Offline" storeage solution that can hold multiple keystore files.
    • Cons: USB drives can be prone to corruption, easily misplaced or damaged.
  2. Cloud storage
    • Pros: Redundant Storage that is automatically backed up and accessible anywhere. Some cloud solutions, such as OneDrive's "Vault", feature include 2FA on specific folders.
    • Cons: Some don't consider "remote" storage as a possible solution and prefer only "offline" storage safe

Restoring a Keystore

See Restore Keystore.