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            How to Save and Restore backup configuration from/to Nodegrid

            To Save the current configuration of your Nodegrid, follow the steps below:

            WebUI
            1. Go to System, Toolkit, and click on Save Settings icon.
            2. Select the option where you want to save the configuration: 
                  a. Local System: enter the file name (the file will be located in /backup folder in the system shell)
                  b. Local Computer: it will be saved in your computer as NodeGrid.save.cfg
                  c. Remote Server: enter the information of your server with the credentials.
                  The URL format is <protocol>://<ServerAddress>/<remote file>
                        Protocol can be FTP, TFTP, SFTP, and SCP.
                        ServerAddress can be the IP address or hostname/FQDN. If IP address is an IPv6, it should be between brackets [ ].
                        Remote File should have the file path and the filename.

                  Examples:
                  URL: ftp://192.168.2.20/downloads/NodeGrid_backup.cfg
                  URL: scp://192.168.2.110/tmp/nodegrid.config
            3. Click on Save

            CLI
            Destination options are Local System and Remote Server

            Type the following:

            cd /system/toolkit
            save_settings
            set destination=local_system
            set filename=<filename>
            commit
            finish

            The <filename> will be saved un /backup folder in the system's shell.

            OR

            cd /system/toolkit
            save_settings
            set destination=remote_server
            set url=<protocol://ServerAddress/remote_file>
            set username=<username>
            set password=<password>
            commit
            finish

            where:
            protocol can be ftp, tftp, sftp or scp.
            ServerAddress is the IP or hostname/FQDN. If IP address is an IPv6, it should be between brackets [ ].
            remote_file is path and filename.
             

            To Restore the backup configuration into your Nodegrid, follow the steps below: 

            WebUI
            1. Go to System, Toolkit, and click on Apply Settings icon.
            2. Select the option where you want to restore the configuration from: 
                  a. Local System: enter the file name (the file will be located in /backup folder in the system shell)
                  b. Local Computer: click on 'Choose file' button to select the previously saved configuration file from your computer (default name is NodeGrid.save.cfg)
                  c. Remote Server: enter the information of your server with the credentials.
                  The URL format is <protocol>://<ServerAddress>/<remote file>
                         Protocol can be FTP, TFTP, SFTP, SCP, HTTP, and HTTPS.
                         ServerAddress can be the IP address or hostname/FQDN. If IP address is an IPv6, it should be between brackets [ ].
                         Remote File should have the file path and the filename.

                  Examples:
                  URL: ftp://192.168.2.20/downloads/NodeGrid_backup.cfg
                  URL: scp://192.168.2.110/tmp/nodegrid.config
            3. Click on Save


            CLI
            Type the following:

            cd /system/toolkit
            apply_settings
            set from=local_system
            set filename=<filename>
            apply

            Answer 'yes' to continue.

            The <filename> will be the one saved previously from Save Settings (under /backup folder in the system's shell).

            OR

            cd /system/toolkit
            apply_settings
            set from=remote_server
            set url=<protocol://ServerAddress/remote_file>
            set username=<username>
            set password=<password>
            apply

            Answer 'yes' to continue.



            Updated: 08 Nov 2019 09:23 AM
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