The NSX-T configuration backup contains the NSX-T Manager node backup, cluster backup, and inventory backup. You configure NSX-T Manager to store daily configuration backups to an external file server.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Compute NSX-T Manager appliance user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

       admin

      Password

       compnsx_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator pane, click System > Utilities.
  3. Click the Backup tab and click Edit.
  4. On the File Server page, enter the following values and click Save.

    Setting

    Value

    Automatic Backup

    Enabled

    IP/Host

    nsx_backup_server

    Port

    22

    Protocol

    SFTP

    User name

    sftp_username

    Password

    sftp_password

    Destination Directory

    backup_directory

    Backup encryption passphrase

    password_for_backups

    SSH fingerprint

    Leave blank to fetch fingerprint automatically.

  5. Click Schedule, expand Node/Cluster Backup, and set Frequency to Weekly.
  6. Under Days, select All days, and set Time to 22:00.
  7. Under Inventory Backup, set Collection information after every to 1 hour.
  8. Click Save.