Commands for managing configuration backup schedules

You can use the system configuration backup settings commands to manage configuration backup schedules.

These commands are available at the advanced privilege level.

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Change the settings for a configuration backup schedule:
  • Specify a remote URL (either HTTP or FTP) where the configuration backup files will be uploaded in addition to the default locations in the cluster
  • Specify a user name to be used to log in to the remote URL
  • Set the number of backups to keep for each configuration backup schedule
system configuration backup settings modify
Note: The administrator is responsible for managing the backup files in the remote server (HTTP or FTP). ONTAP does not delete the uploaded backup files from the remote servers.
Set the password to be used to log in to the remote URL system configuration backup settings set-password
View the settings for the configuration backup schedule system configuration backup settings show
Note: You set the -instance parameter to view the user name and the number of backups to keep for each schedule.