Configuring Archival (NSM Procedure)

To configure the archival feature:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the archival feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Archival.
  4. Enter a comment in the Archival workspace that describes the archival feature.
  5. In the configuration tree, select System > Archival > Configuration.
  6. Enter a comment in the Configuration workspace that describes the configuration of the archival feature.
  7. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 177.
  8. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the archival configuration settings.

Table 177: Archival Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

System > Archival > Configuration > Archive Sites


Specifies the URLs to receive the configuration files.

Enter a flag name.


Supplies a descriptive comment for the archive site.

(Optional) Enter a comment.


Specifies the password to login into the archive site.

Enter the password.

System > Archival > Configuration > Transfer Interval


Specifies (in minutes) the interval between data transfers.

Set the transfer interval time. Range: 0 - 2880.


Configures the router to transfer its currently active configuration to an archive site each time you commit a candidate configuration.

Select the transfer-on-commit check box to enable this feature.

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