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cDOT Config Backup?

nisarsayed

I would like to know if there's a command or tool to backup cDOT configuration. Something similar to "config dump -v" under 7-mode.

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bbjholcomb

To backup the configuration

     system configuration backup settings modify -destination ftp://10.0.0.1 -username anonymous

Just keep in mind that Ontap will continue to upload files, you will need to delete them or it will fill the destination.

By default Ontap copies the configuration to each node, the only reason to set it the another place is for a total disaster of the cluster.

arsalankhan

where is the deafult directory for system configuration backup file , where its saves the configuration file by default ? 

parisi

This is already done on a regular scheduled interval. This occurs every 8 hours, daily and weekly.

::> set advanced

::*> system configuration backup show -node parisi-cdot-01

Node       Backup Name                               Time               Size

---------  ----------------------------------------- ------------------ -----

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.8hour.2013-09-18.02_15_06.7z  09/18 02:15:06     11.07MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.8hour.2013-09-18.10_15_06.7z  09/18 10:15:06     11.02MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.8hour.2013-09-18.18_15_06.7z  09/18 18:15:06     10.95MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.daily.2013-09-17.00_10_02.7z  09/17 00:10:02     10.57MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.daily.2013-09-18.00_10_06.7z  09/18 00:10:06     10.96MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.daily.2013-09-19.00_10_07.7z  09/19 00:10:07     11.27MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.weekly.2013-09-01.00_15_00.7z 09/01 00:15:00     5.16MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.weekly.2013-09-08.00_15_00.7z 09/08 00:15:00     7.53MB

parisi-cdot-01 

           parisi-cdot.weekly.2013-09-15.00_15_05.7z 09/15 00:15:05     9.93MB

9 entries were displayed.

The schedule is not modifiable. Backups can be offloaded to a remote server:

::*> system configuration backup settings show

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