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The SBC EMA provides the ability to generate a system backup file. The user can restore the configuration files from the storage location. During this process, the system will restart and the user has to re-login, once the system is up and running. This is useful if you upgrade the SBC EMA and need to reload the old configurations.

The SBC stores up to 10 manual and seven automatic backup files.

Re-installing a SBC system from an ".iso" image followed by restoring SBC configuration from a tar.gz backup file may lead to loss of encrypted configuration parameters in the following scenarios:

  • re-installing a standalone SBC from an ".iso" image followed by restoring SBC configuration from a "tar.gz" backup file
  • re-installing both nodes in an HA SBC pair from an ".iso" image followed by restoring SBC configuration from a "tar.gz" backup file

Activities like replacing a single node in an HA pair (as an RMA for example) or re-installing a single node in an HA pair at a time are safe. The node that has just been re-installed will take the current configuration from the active node.

For details please refer to Sonus Warning: Warning-17-00022737.

Perform the following tasks to Restore the system:

  1. Select Administration > System Administration > Backup/Restore.

    Figure : System backup/Restore Screen

  2. Highlight the file from the list of Last Backup which you want to restore.
  3. Click Restore. A confirmation message is displayed seeking your permission to load the selected configuration and to restart the applications on active/standby servers as shown below:

    Figure : Backup Current Software

  4. Click OK to load the selected configuration file and to restart the applications on both Active and Standby servers.

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