This article explains the various options and configurations in the Backup/Restore tab in UTM 9 WebAdmin.
Sophos UTM 9 can create configuration backups. These backups provide an easy way of restoring the UTM to the exact configuration of when the backup was created.
The following sections are covered:
All configurations are done in Management > Backup/Restore > Backup/Restore tab.
You can also:
Note: WebAdmin will log you out to complete the restore process.
You can also:
Encrypt the backup file by selecting Encrypt before downloading, typing a password and then repeating it in the appropriate section.
Click Download backup.
Note: The download can sometimes be blocked by browser settings. Refer to the documentation of your browser for instructions.
Click Send Now to send the email to the listed email addresses.
Note: The administrator’s email address is the default receiver.
This can be done using an unencrypted backup (.abf extension) in a FAT formatted USB flash drive.
Note: If several backup files are stored on the flash drive, the file that comes first lexicographically (numbers before letters) will be used. For example, firewall_backup_2016-01-17.abf and 2015-11-20_firewall_backup.abf are both stored on the USB flash drive. When the device turns on, the second file will be used because it begins with a number.
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