securely backing up config for ASA

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How do you usually store the backup config for your ASA/PIX config so that it's easily accessible, and yet it's secure enough? Do you simply save it to a network drive? Is there a better way to do it? I just like to know the best practice out there. It's because if I save the backup config in a network drive, people may be able to get to it and look at the config file since it's not encrypted. Any recommendation is welcome. Thanks.

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Collin Clark Tue, 11/11/2008 - 06:34

We have our configs backed up automatically and they are stored in a database (with security). Why can't you save it to a network drive that has the appropriate permissions? You could also store them in an encrypted virtual drive using something like TrueCrypt.


Hope that helps.

cisco24x7 Tue, 11/11/2008 - 19:55

You can use RANCID to safely and SECURELY

backing up your configuration, bar NONE.

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