You can back up the NSX Policy Manager automatically or manually.

If you have configured automatic backups, they will occur automatically. This procedure is for manually initiating a backup.


Verify that you have configured the backup properties. See Configure Backup of the NSX Policy Manager.


  1. From your browser, log in to the NSX Policy Manager at https://nsx-policy-manager-IP-address.
  2. Select System > Utilities from the navigation panel.
  3. Click Backup Now.