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Document No. 1907.2510.4932.RHOO - V1.50
Setting up an automatic configuration backup for a LANCOM R&SŪ Unified Firewall
This document describes how to
set up an automatic configuration backup (auto-backup)
on a LANCOM R&SŪ Unified Firewall.
LANCOM R&SŪ Unified Firewall
firmware as of version 10.2
Any web browser for access to the web interface of the Unified Firewall
In this example, the
configuration of the Unified Firewall
is to be automatically stored
twice a day (at 07:00 and 19:00) to a local network Linux server
1) Open the
of the Unified Firewall with
2) Switch to the menu
Firewall -> Backup -> Auto backup
3) Enter the following data into the
Auto backup dialog
IP address of the server
where the configuration data are to be stored.
In this example, this is a local IP address (that of the local Linux server), but it can also be a public IP address (e.g. for an external FTP server).
access the server
In this example, we use the account with the user name “linuxuser”. As a result, the backup files will be
stored in this user’s home directory
access the server
You can choose whether to send the backup files to the server
via FTP or via the SCP protocol
This example uses the
encrypted secure copy protocol (SCP)
You can check these settings with the
Test server settings
Enter a password to be used to encrypt the backup file.
In this example
a maximum of 20 backup files should be created
and, when that number is reached, the
first file created should be overwritten by the 21st file.
If you wish to
create an unlimited number of backup files
, select the option
“Append current date to file name”
when the auto-backup should be started and enter a corresponding
4) Click on the
button to accept your settings.
Catchwords: unified firewall; firewall; backup; automatic; auto-backup
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