Automating configuration backups
Description of possible ways to automate backups of Flowmon OS configuration in the form of an XML file.
Product: Flowmon OS
How can I automate XML backups?
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Configuration files are periodically generated every midnight to the /etc/flowmon/config-backup/ folder. The file name is
The latest ten files are kept in the folder. Older backups are stored in /etc/flowmon/daily-backup/ folder.
There are different ways to automate XML backup:
Custom cron modifications are not covered by Flowmon support! It is always recommended to backup the crontab.txt file before doing any modification. A custom cron entry might be removed during future upgrades, so it is recommended to verify the entry after every upgrade of Flowmon OS.