Before beginning the update process, export a copy of your SMA 500v for KVM Virtual Appliance configuration settings to your local machine. The Export Settings feature saves a copy of your current configuration settings on your SMA 500v for KVM, protecting all your existing settings in the even that it becomes necessary to return to a previous configuration state.
To save a copy of your configuration settings and export them to a file on your local management station, click Export Settings on the System > Settings page and save the settings file to your local machine. The default settings file is named slvpnSettings.zip.
To more easily restore settings in the future, rename the .zip file to include the version of the SMA 500v for KVM image from which you are exporting the settings.