automate full zones and zonest backup

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Aug 17th, 2009
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Hello,


I'm wondering if there are ways to automate the backup of the zones and zoneset that you can perform with the fabric manager GUI?


maybe through the CLI?


many thanks


Eric

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user_4444 Mon, 08/17/2009 - 04:31
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The only way to backup is via the CLI, using the Scheduler and then setup a Schedule for when you want to run it.


See the MDS cookbook section 1-14 command scheduler for more details.


Cheers.

eric.krejci Mon, 08/17/2009 - 06:27
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Hi,


thanks for the info, but only tftp can be used in conjunction with the scheduler?


Another protocol which will require a password won't work?


many thanks


Eric


user_4444 Tue, 08/18/2009 - 05:52
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I thought you could run any command using "Scheduler"?


I can run tftp to my workstation from the switches without the need to supply a password, is the tftp share setup for Anonymous access?

eric.krejci Tue, 08/18/2009 - 22:01
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unfortunately copy command with password prompt don't work, and I cannot add the password in the scheduler job as it's not a proper SANOS command.


tftp doesn't request password or username to connect, but to be more secure a firewall need to be used in addition. this mean that security can only be performed at an "IP" level.


that was one reason why I would have used another transprot such as sftp, but a password is needed and cannot be inserted in the job.



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