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Is it possible to move a backup file from one appliace to another?

I get a error if i try to move the complete backup, I can just move the rules.

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Re: move config to new appliance?

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kcmusa wrote:

Is it possible to move a backup file from one appliace to another?

I get a error if i try to move the complete backup, I can just move the rules.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB73797&cat=CONFIGURATION&actp=LIST  may be of interest.  

In addition to https://community.mcafee.com/docs/DOC-5207  which I think may answer the question directly. 

Andre:  I've been told that config restore isn't possible before, I lodged my concerns with product management, and was told that indeed some config restore functionality was indeed available that went beyond just policy.    I think the relatively recent https://community.mcafee.com/docs/DOC-5207   is perhaps what kcmusa might be looking for.

on 10/21/13 5:45:38 PM CDT
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Re: move config to new appliance?

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You should be able to make a backup on the Troubleshooting tab, and restore that to the other appliance in the same place.  What kind of error message are you getting?

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I setup new appliance (4500 ver 4000) and wanted to just move over full config.

There was an error when I unchecked the box (only restore policy) something like UIC not found

When I left the box checked it imported the policies and then I hade too set IPs and other items.

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Hello,

you need to set the configuration again. It is not possible to restore IP addresses etc. Only the policy can be restored on different hardware.

Best,

Andre

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kcmusa wrote:

Is it possible to move a backup file from one appliace to another?

I get a error if i try to move the complete backup, I can just move the rules.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB73797&cat=CONFIGURATION&actp=LIST  may be of interest.  

In addition to https://community.mcafee.com/docs/DOC-5207  which I think may answer the question directly. 

Andre:  I've been told that config restore isn't possible before, I lodged my concerns with product management, and was told that indeed some config restore functionality was indeed available that went beyond just policy.    I think the relatively recent https://community.mcafee.com/docs/DOC-5207   is perhaps what kcmusa might be looking for.

on 10/21/13 5:45:38 PM CDT

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Ah... that is good to know. There are approximately a dozen ways to modify the backups UUID or change the appliances UUID etc etc, but I wasn't aware that there is a supported procedure now. That is good. Thank you for letting me know 🙂

Best,

Andre

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Thanks, that is what i was looking for.

My config was not to large and I did just end up restoring the rules and hard coding the IP and other info.

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