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Administration Guide

Back up or restore the system configuration

We recommend that yous regular maintenance includes system backups. Always backup before upgrading firmware or making major system configuration changes. Save configuration backups to a management computer in case you need to restore the system after a network event.

The FortiDeceptor configuration file is in binary format and manual editing is not supported.

To back up the FortiDeceptor configuration to your local management computer:
  1. Go to Dashboard > System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Click Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Click here to save your backup file.
To restore the FortiDeceptor configuration:
  1. Go to Dashboard >System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Click Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Choose File and locate the backup file on your management computer.
  4. Click Restore to load the backup file.
  5. Click OK.

    When the system configuration restore process completes, the login page appears.

When you do a system restore, all configurations are replaced with the backup data. The system reboots automatically to complete the restore. Only the backup configuration file from the previous or the same release is supported.

Back up or restore the system configuration

We recommend that yous regular maintenance includes system backups. Always backup before upgrading firmware or making major system configuration changes. Save configuration backups to a management computer in case you need to restore the system after a network event.

The FortiDeceptor configuration file is in binary format and manual editing is not supported.

To back up the FortiDeceptor configuration to your local management computer:
  1. Go to Dashboard > System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Click Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Click here to save your backup file.
To restore the FortiDeceptor configuration:
  1. Go to Dashboard >System Information > System Configuration.
  2. Click Backup/Restore.
  3. Click Choose File and locate the backup file on your management computer.
  4. Click Restore to load the backup file.
  5. Click OK.

    When the system configuration restore process completes, the login page appears.

When you do a system restore, all configurations are replaced with the backup data. The system reboots automatically to complete the restore. Only the backup configuration file from the previous or the same release is supported.