[Q&A how to auto backup file to FTP server]Is it possible to auto backup configuration file to FTP sever on Huawei Switch

Created Jun 03, 2018 18:52:14Latest reply Aug 09, 2018 21:11:53 1161 2 0 0
Huawei switch has below command to auto back configuration file, the command can be below:


<HUAWEI> system-view

[*HUAWEI] configuration file auto-save                             ///enable configuration file auto-save function.

[*HUAWEI] configuration file auto-save backup-to-server server 10.1.1.1 transport-type sftp user admin1234 password Helloworld@6789            ///enable backup function. This command is just a example, you can change it according your situation.

 

Here you raised a new question “Regarding procedures to restore from acquired files”, do currently customer also want to restore from a specific files?

 

I think you just need to upload the configuration file to device, then set the next startup configuration

<HUAWEI> startup saved-configuration newcfg.cfg

After this, just reboot the device.


You can refer to below link to get more details.


http://support.huawei.com/hedex/pages/EDOC100011353031189186/06/EDOC100011353031189186/06/resources/dc/set_save-configuration_backup-to-server_server.html?ft=0&fe=10&hib=12.1.3.8.7&id=set_save-configuration_backup-to-server_server&text=configuration%20file%20auto-save%20backup-to-server&docid=EDOC1000113530

 

please pay attention to the precautions first, before you configure this command, you must enable “configuration file auto-save”.

 

Precautions

Before using this command, run the configuration file auto-save command; and enable FTP, SFTP, or TFTP on the server, otherwise, the configuration file auto-save backup-to-server command does not take effect. The system cancels the operation of periodically saving the configuration file in the following scenarios:

·        The configuration file is being written.

·        The LPU is recovering the configuration.

·        The CPU usage is high.

 

Below link is for the command “configuration file auto-save”:

 

http://support.huawei.com/hedex/pages/EDOC100011353031189186/06/EDOC100011353031189186/06/resources/dc/set_save-configuration.html

 


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wissal     Created Jun 03, 2018 21:54:04 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

useful document, thanks
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Oerdi     Created Aug 09, 2018 21:11:53 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

Hi

The command is not working for me...?
Version 5.170
HUAWEI S6720-30C-EI-24S-AC

I preferd to have a backup of the saved-configuration every 12h and after every save command
in .cfg format. Is there a solution for that?

Thank you
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