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    Configuring Destinations for File Archiving (NSM Procedure)

    You can define a destination with a unique name and other attributes. You can use the destination as a storage location for command output and for various files, such as system log files and core files.

    To configure destinations for file archiving in NSM:

    1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
    2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device to select it.
    3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, expand Event Options.
    4. Select Destination.
    5. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 1.
    6. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

    Table 1: Destination Configuration Details



    Your Action


    Specifies the name of the destination.

    Enter the name for the destination.


    Specifies the comment for the destination.

    Enter the comment for the destination.

    Transfer Delay

    Specifies the number of seconds the event process (eventd) waits before beginning to upload a file or multiple files.

    Select the duration of the delay.

    Destination > Archive Sites


    Specifies an archive site to which files are transferred. If you specify more than one archive site, the router attempts to transfer to the first archive site in the list, moving to the next site only if the transfer fails.

    Enter the archive destination.


    Specifies the comment for the archive sites.

    Enter the comment for the archive site.


    Defines a plain-text password for login into the archive site.

    Enter the password.

    Published: 2013-01-02