Application VAP Group Backup and Restore Procedure

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Article ID: 167928

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XOS

Issue/Introduction

This article describes how to back up a VAP group and how to restore the VAP group from the archiveThis article describes how to back up a VAP group and how to restore the VAP group from the archive.

Cause

The following procedures describe how to perform full backup and restore of a VAP group together with the installed application data.

Resolution

Application backup Procedure

To backup a VAP group, enter the following command in the CBS prompt:

CBS# archive-vap-group backup vap-group <VAP_group_name>

The installed application must be stopped during the procedure. Press "Y"  to disable the VAP group automatically within the next step:

During backup the vap-group will be disabled. Continue? <Y or N> [Y]: Y

When the backup procedure is done, the archive is stored in the following directory:

/tftpboot/archives/<VAP_group_name>/<archive_number>

Application restore procedure

When restoring the VAP group on a different chassis, restore the XOS configuration first. All of the VAP group configuration parameters must be the same as for the original VAP group.

To restore the VAP group  from a previously backed up archive, use the following procedure:

Place the archive files to the 
/tftpboot/archives/<VAP_group_name>/<archive_number> directory
Please note that the <VAP_group_name> in the path must correspond with the original <VAP_group_name> .

Verify the archive:

CBS# archive-vap-group show

Enter the following command in the CBS promp to start the restore procedure:

CBS# archive-vap-group restore vap-group <VAP_group_name>

The VAP group must be disabled during the restore procedure. Press "Y"  to disable the vap-group within the next step:

During restore the vap-group will be disabled. Continue? <Y or N> [Y]: Y

Removing the archive

To remove the archive when the application restore is finished, enter the following command in the CBS prompt:

CBS# archive-vap-group delete vap-group <VAP_group_name> 

Workaround

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