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system database backup

 

Syntax

Release Information

The remote option was introduced prior to release 2.1.1.

Starting with release 2.1.1, the local option is supported for the BTI7801.

Starting with release 4.2, you are allowed to change the filename of the backed-up configuration database file after backing up with the remote option.

Description

This command backs up the system configuration database.

Options

Parameter

Description

Range

Default Value

local

This backs up the configuration database to local chassis storage.

This option is only available for the BTI7801 chassis.

remote protocol:url

This backs up the configuration database to the specified remote location using a filename assigned by the system.

Starting with release 4.2, you can change the assigned filename of the backed-up configuration after you successfully transfer the file to the server. In earlier releases, you are not allowed to change the filename from the original filename assigned by the system.

sftp|ftp://
[username@]host
[:port]/[filepath]

username is the username to use on the remote server.

host is the host name or IP address of the remote server.

port is the protocol port number to use.

filepath is the filepath where you want to place the configuration database file.

If username is not specified, the current CLI session’s login name is used.

If port is not specified, the standard default FTP or SFTP port is used.

If filepath is not specified, the file is copied to the FTP/SFTP user’s home directory.

password password

The password associated with the specified username.

If you do not specify a password, the system prompts you for a password.

Note: The password must contain alphanumeric characters only.

A character string

None

Required Privilege Level

Sample Output

bti7800# system database backup remote sftp://user@10.1.1.1/backups