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Backing Up and Restoring Flash File System

You can store the entire content of the flash file system on a managed device to a compressed archive file. You can then copy the archive file to an external server for backup purposes. If necessary, you can restore the backup file from the server to the flash file system.

Backing up Flash File System

The following procedure describes how to backup flash file system.

  1. In the Mobility Master node hierarchy, navigate to the Maintenance > Configuration Management > Backup page.
  2. Select Flash.
  3. Click Create Backup to back up the contents of the flash system to the flashbackup.tar.gz file.
  4. Click Copy Backup to enter the Copy Files page where you can select the destination server for the file.
  5. Click Copy.

The following CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. commands backup flash file system.

backup flash

copy flash: flashbackup.tar.gz tftp: <tftphost> <destfilename>

copy flash: flashbackup.tar.gz scp: <scphost> <username> <destfilename>

Restoring Flash File System

The following procedure describes how to restore flash file system.

  1. In the Mobility Master node hierarchy, navigate to the Maintenance > Configuration Management> Restore page.
  2. Select Flash.
  3. Click Restore to restore the flashbackup.tar.gz file to the flash file system.
  4. Navigate to the Maintenance > Software Management> Reboot page.
  5. Click Reboot to reboot.

The following CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. commands restore flash file system.

copy tftp: <tftphost> <srcfilename> flash: flashbackup.tar.gz

copy scp: <scphost> <username> <srcfilename> flash: flashbackup.tar.gz

restore flash

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