Archiving and Manipulating Device Configurations

This chapter describes how to perform an archive operation that copies a configuration file from a router or a group of routers to the Junos Scope software and stores it in the Concurrent Versions System (CVS) repository, where all revisions of router configuration files are stored.

This chapter also describes how to edit archived configurations, save archived configurations to a local file system and save a configuration operation so that you can combine it with other operations, such as restore and inventory scan, to run on devices in your network that you specify,

Once archived, you can display a configuration, compare two revisions of a configuration, or restore a configuration.

This chapter also describes how to configure a Junos device to transfer its device configuration to the Junos Scope server when a commit succeeds.

You must have superuser or read-write permission to archive a configuration file.

This chapter includes the following topics: