[ENG] 3.13. [DKSF 52/202.10 IU] Backup and Restoration of a Device Configuration

Saving a Configuration

To save a backup copy of a set configuration of a device into a binary file, there is a need to go to the page «SETUP» of a device web interface. In the section «Backup, Restore, Clone All Settings», click the button «Download»:

Saving the configuration of a NetPing device

Afterward, a file with settings with the extension .bin will appear on the local PC disk, for example, USS-001-125-ServerRoom-1_setup.bin (before the underscore in the name of a file, a name of a device is substituted that is configured on the page «SETUP» of a web interface).

Restoring a Configuration

To download a backup copy of a set configuration from a binary file to a device, there is a need to go to the page «SETUP» of a device web interface. In the section «Backup, Restore, Clone All Settings» click the button «Upload»:

Restoring the configuration of a NetPing device

Afterward, there is a need to choose a necessary file of the .bin format to upload a configuration. A successful uploading is followed by the displaying the status «Uploading of settings completed successfully» with the following rebooting of a device:

When uploading a binary file, the next parameters are not restored:

  • Hostname;
  • IP address;
  • Subnet mask;
  • Gateway;
  • HTTP server port

These parameters are necessary to be configured manually.

Before uploading a configuration into EEPROM, the identity of «donor» and «acceptor» versions is checked. If a «donor» version is not suitable, uploading is not performed, and the error message is displayed: «The image of settings is not compatible!».