Reset Search
 

 

Article

How to save and restore backup files on the Extreme Wireless Controller

« Go Back

Information

 
TitleHow to save and restore backup files on the Extreme Wireless Controller
Objective
  • How to save and back up a config file on the IdentiFi Wireless Appliance 
  • How to restore an IdentiFi Wireless Appliances configuration
Environment
  • ExtremeWireless (formerly known as IdentiFi Wireless)
  • FTP
  • Firmware All Versions
Procedure
To Backup:
  1. Log into the controller via web GUI
  2. Select the Controller Menu
  3. Select the Software Maintenance, Backup Menu
  4. Select Backup Now button
  5. Select Remote from Copy Selected Backup to option
  6. Select FTP or SCP in the drop down menu for Protocol
  7. Type the IP Address of the FTP or SCP server in the Server location
  8. Type the User ID for the FTP or SCP server
  9. Type the Password for the FTP or SCP server
  10. Re-type the Password in the Confirm window
  11. Type the Path where the file is to be sent. Typically use the default of the root directory. ./
  12. Select the configuration file from the drop down menu from Filename window
  13. Click on the Copy button to start the FTP transfer

To Restore:
  1. Log into the controller via web GUI
  2. Select the Controller Menu
  3. Select the Software Maintenance, Restore Menu
  4. Select FTP or SCP in the drop down menu for Protocol
  5. Type the IP Address of the FTP or SCP server in the Server location
  6. Type the User ID for the FTP or SCP server
  7. Type the Password for the FTP or SCP server
  8. Re-type the Password in the Confirm; window
  9. Type the Path where the file will be taken from. Typically use the default of the root directory./
  10. Enter in the file name (examples - controller_config.cli  or controllerxyz.04062015.zip)
  11. Click on the Copy button
  12. Once the transfer is complete, select the drop down arrow next to Select a Backup File to Restore and click on the Restore Now button
Additional notes
If the FTP transfer fails. Check to make sure firewall is allowing FTP and or is disabled on the server.  Firewalls enabled on the server are a very common cause of the transfer failing.  

Feedback

 

Was this article helpful?


   

Feedback

Please tell us how we can make this article more useful.

Characters Remaining: 255