Network Security Manager On-Premises System Administration Guide

Restore NSM to a File System Backup

This section allows to restore NSM to a created file system backup from NSM GUI.

Scenario 1: NSM is working fine and NSM GUI is accessible.

When NSM is working fine and NSM GUI is accessible, the backup can be restored directly from the backups present in the NSM GUI.

To restore NSM to a created file system backup present in NSM GUI

  1. Navigate to System | Settings > Schedule Backups > Backups.

  2. Hover on the system backup to which the NSM has to be restored.

  3. Click on the restore icon .

  4. On prompting for confirm the restore process, click on Confirm.

Scenario 2: NSM is working fine but NSM GUI is not accessible.

If NSM GUI is down please refer to Backup/Restore NSM using Safemode to restore the system using safemode.

Scenario 3: NSM system is corrupted .

When NSM system is corrupted neither the GUI will be accessible nor the safe mode will work. In this scenario the NSM system has to be re-imaged and then any backup created via SCP in another system can be used to restore the system.

To restore NSM to a file system backup present in another server

  1. Copy the required backup file from the server to your local drive.

  2. Import the backup file to the NSM system from local drive following the steps in Import a NSM File System Backup

  3. Restore the imported backup file using the steps in To restore NSM to a created file system backup present in NSM GUI

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