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How to load configuration files on the VPN 3000 Concentrator


To load configuration files on the VPN 3000 Concentrator, perform these steps:

  • On the production box, go to Administration | File Management. Under the configuration file, click on View. A new browser window opens with all the configurations. Save the contents of this new window as a .txt file. 


  • Go to the same screen on the other box, and click File Upload. Under File, on the VPN 3000 Concentrator type CONFIG. Under Local File, browse to the file you downloaded from the other unit. Click on upload.   


  • Go to Administration | System Reboot and make these selections: 

    Action = Reboot 
    Configuration = Reboot without saving the active configuration 
    When to Reboot/Shutdown = Now

    Your unit reboots with the new configuration on it.


For more information, refer to System Reboot and File Management.

To synchronize the configuration files between two VPN 3000 Concentrators when the Concentrators are in a Redundant state, refer to VPN 3000 Concentrator - How to Copy the Configuration File.