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Backup and restore FortiManager settings including SD-WAN Orchestrator configuration

FortiManager has a backup and restore option in System Settings pane. If the customer has enabled the SD-WAN Orchestrator docker (one of the tiles under the Management Extensions modules), which is a separate application running on FortiManager, the FortiManager backup includes the configuration for SD-WAN Orchestrator too.

To check the configuration status in Device Manager:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device and Groups.
  2. In the tree menu, select Managed Devices.

    The Managed Devices pane opens.

    The Managed Devices pane shows the configuration status of the devices.

To check the configuration status in SD-WAN Orchestrator:
  1. Go to SD-WAN Orchestrator > Configuration.
  2. In the Configuration dropdown list, select Device.

    The Device pane opens.

    The Device pane shows the configuration status of the devices.

To backup FortiManager settings and SD-WAN Orchestrator configuration:
  1. Go to System Settings > Backup System.

    The Backup System dialog opens.

  2. In the Backup System dialog box, select the Enable checkbox to enable encryption and enter/ confirm your password.

    Click OK.

    After restoring the backup file, SD-WAN Orchestrator can show the previously configured data.

To backup and restore via the CLI:
  1. To backup settings:

    execute backup all-settings ftp <ip:port> Path/filename <username> <password>

  2. To restore settings:

    execute restore all-settings ftp <ip:port> Path/filename <username> <password>

Backup and restore FortiManager settings including SD-WAN Orchestrator configuration

FortiManager has a backup and restore option in System Settings pane. If the customer has enabled the SD-WAN Orchestrator docker (one of the tiles under the Management Extensions modules), which is a separate application running on FortiManager, the FortiManager backup includes the configuration for SD-WAN Orchestrator too.

To check the configuration status in Device Manager:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device and Groups.
  2. In the tree menu, select Managed Devices.

    The Managed Devices pane opens.

    The Managed Devices pane shows the configuration status of the devices.

To check the configuration status in SD-WAN Orchestrator:
  1. Go to SD-WAN Orchestrator > Configuration.
  2. In the Configuration dropdown list, select Device.

    The Device pane opens.

    The Device pane shows the configuration status of the devices.

To backup FortiManager settings and SD-WAN Orchestrator configuration:
  1. Go to System Settings > Backup System.

    The Backup System dialog opens.

  2. In the Backup System dialog box, select the Enable checkbox to enable encryption and enter/ confirm your password.

    Click OK.

    After restoring the backup file, SD-WAN Orchestrator can show the previously configured data.

To backup and restore via the CLI:
  1. To backup settings:

    execute backup all-settings ftp <ip:port> Path/filename <username> <password>

  2. To restore settings:

    execute restore all-settings ftp <ip:port> Path/filename <username> <password>