The purpose of the backup is primarily for systems, such as the hp StorageWorks edge
switch 2/16, where a backup is needed in order to restore to a replacement switch. You
can also use this feature for a special purpose configuration or for temporary testing of
a configuration. You cannot modify the location and file name of the saved
NOTE: You can only restore the configuration to a switch with the same IP address.
1. Select Backup and Restore Configuration from the Maintenance menu on the
menu bar to display the Backup and Restore Configuration dialog box.
Figure 5–5: Backup and Restore dialog box
The Backup and Restore dialog box consists of a short description of the features
performed when you select Backup or Restore.
Following is a list of configurations that are backed up to the HAFM server:
Identification data (switch name, description, and location).
Port configuration data (port names, blocked states, and extended distance
Operating parameters (BB_Credit, E_D_TOV, R_A_TOV, switch priority,
preferred domain ID, and rerouting delay.
SNMP configuration (trap recipients, community names, and write
Zoning configuration (active zone set and default zone state).
2. To backup data, click Backup.
3. When the dialog box appears confirming that the backup of configuration is
complete, click OK.
If the backup fails, a dialog box displays to inform you that the backup to the
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