Exporting and importing recovery packages

You can export recovery packages for NAS Bridge. You can then import the configuration if you need to recover a failed NAS Bridge.

About this task

You should export the NAS Bridge recovery package whenever you make configuration changes. Saving the recovery package can make recovering a failed NAS Bridge easier, because you can quickly restore your settings by uploading the recovery package and importing the data to the recovered NAS Bridge.

Steps

  1. Click Maintenance at the top of the web page.
  2. Click Recovery Package.
  3. To export and download the current recovery package:
    1. Click Generate Package.
      The recovery package is listed in the table on the web page.
    2. Select the row containing the recovery package you want to download, and click Download to save the recovery package to your local workstation.
  4. To import a saved recovery package to the NAS Bridge:
    Note: Only use the import feature as part of failure recovery, which is described in NAS Bridge installation and setup.
    1. Depending on your browser, click Choose File or Browse, and select a recovery package you previously downloaded.
    2. Click Upload.
      The recovery package is displayed in the table on the web page.
    3. Select the row containing the recovery package, and click Import to update the NAS Bridge with the configuration data.
    4. When prompted, click Yes, import to import the file and reboot the NAS Bridge.
      When you import a recovery package, the NAS Bridge reboots. You might receive error messages if you access the NAS Bridge or the Management API while the system is rebooting. To avoid these errors, wait approximately 15 minutes after starting the import process before attempting to access the NAS Bridge or the Management API.
    5. When the NAS Bridge has finished rebooting, log in again.
  5. To delete a recovery package, select it, and click Remove.