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Back up or restore the system configuration

It is recommended that you create a system backup file as part of your maintenance plan. Always perform a backup before upgrading firmware or making major system configuration changes. Save these configuration backups to your management computer in the event that you need to restore the system after a network event.

The FortiDeceptor configuration file is in binary format and manual editing is not supported.

To back up the FortiDeceptor configuration to your local management computer:
  1. Go to Dashboard > System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Select Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Click here to save your backup file to your management computer.
To restore the FortiDeceptor configuration:
  1. Go to Dashboard >System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Select Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Browse..., locate the backup file on your management computer, then select Restore to load the backup file.
  4. Select OK in the confirmation dialog box. When the system configuration restore process starts, you will be redirected to the login page once it has completed.

By performing a system restore, all of your current configurations will be replaced with the backup data. The system will reboot automatically to complete the restore operation. Only the backup configuration file from the previous or same release is supported.

Back up or restore the system configuration

It is recommended that you create a system backup file as part of your maintenance plan. Always perform a backup before upgrading firmware or making major system configuration changes. Save these configuration backups to your management computer in the event that you need to restore the system after a network event.

The FortiDeceptor configuration file is in binary format and manual editing is not supported.

To back up the FortiDeceptor configuration to your local management computer:
  1. Go to Dashboard > System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Select Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Click here to save your backup file to your management computer.
To restore the FortiDeceptor configuration:
  1. Go to Dashboard >System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Select Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Browse..., locate the backup file on your management computer, then select Restore to load the backup file.
  4. Select OK in the confirmation dialog box. When the system configuration restore process starts, you will be redirected to the login page once it has completed.

By performing a system restore, all of your current configurations will be replaced with the backup data. The system will reboot automatically to complete the restore operation. Only the backup configuration file from the previous or same release is supported.