Configure your NSX-T Global Manager cluster to store daily configuration backups to a Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) server. The NSX-T configuration backup contains the NSX-T Global Manager nodes backup, cluster backup, and inventory backup.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to the NSX-T Global Manager cluster for the workload domain in Region B by using the user interface.
    Setting Value
    URL lax-w01-nsxgm01.lax.rainpole.io
    User name admin
    Password nsx_t_admin_password
  2. On the main navigation bar, click System.
  3. In the navigation pane, select Backup & Restore.
  4. On the Backup tab, click Edit.
  5. On the File Server page, configure the settings and click Save.

    Leave the SSH fingerprint text box blank, so that the system automatically obtains the fingerprint.

    FQDN or IP Address

    nsx_t_sftp_server_fqdn

    Protocol

    SFTP

    Port

    22

    Directory Path

    your_backup_directory

    User name

    sftp_write_access_user

    Password

    sftp_write_access_user_password

    Passphrase

    password_for_backups

    Confirm Passphrase

    password_for_backups

  6. On the Schedule tab, configure the settings and click Save.

    Setting

    Value

    Recurring Backup

    Enabled

    Frequency

    Weekly

    Days

    All days

    Time

    22:00

    Detect NSX configuration change

    Enabled

    Update Interval

    5 min