Use this command to manually back up the configuration file to a TFTP server.
This method does not include uploaded files such as:
This command also does not include settings that remain at their default values for the currently installed version of the firmware. If you require a backup that includes those settings, instead use backup full-config.
Alternatively, you can back up the configuration to an FTP or SFTP server. For details, see system backup.
To use this command, your administrator account’s access control profile must have either
rw permission to the
mntgrp area. For details, see Permissions.
|Enter the name of the file to be used for the backup file, such as
|Enter the IP address of the TFTP server.||No default.|
Enter a password to be used when encrypting the backup file to a
If you don't provide a password, the backup file will be stored as a clear file with a
Caution: Remember the password or keep it in a secure location. You will be required to enter the same password when restoring an encrypted backup file. If you forget or lose the password, you won't be able to use that encrypted backup file.
This example uploads the FortiWeb appliance’s system configuration to a file named
fweb.zip on a TFTP server at IP address
192.0.2.23. The file will not be password-encrypted.
execute backup cli-config tftp fweb.zip 192.0.2.23