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    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 1.
    8. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the archival configuration settings.

    Table 1: 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.

    Published: 2013-01-06