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Exporting and Importing Device Configurations (NSM Procedure)

 

Use the Export Device Config To File directive to export an existing configuration on a security device(s) to a file.

To export a device configuration to a file:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices, and select a security device.
  2. From the Devices menu, select Configuration > Export Device Config To File.
  3. Select a security device(s). Click OK. A Job Information window appears displaying the status of the export process.
  4. Click the device(s) whose configuration(s) you want to save, and then click Save Selected.

After the export has completed, you can then use the Import Device Config From File function to import that configuration to a security device.

To import a device config from a file:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices, and select a security device.
  2. From the Devices menu, select Configuration > Import Device Config From File. A Select Target Directory window appears.
  3. Select the configuration file. Pay careful attention to select a configuration file that was exported from the same type of security device running the same version of ScreenOS.
  4. Click Import. A Job Information window appears displaying the status of the import process.