Administration Guide for Cisco Business Edition 3000, Release 8.6(3)
Configuration Export Settings
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Configuration Export Settings

Configuration Export Settings

GUI: Cisco Business Edition 3000 Administrative Interface

The following table describes the settings that display on the Configuration Export page (Maintenance > Configuration Export), which allows you to export the data that exists in the Cisco Business Edition 3000 database to a tar file.

For more information and for a configuration checklist, see the Exporting Your Data and Importing to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 5000.

Table 1 Settings on the Configuration Export page



Storage Device Connected to the System USB Port

To export your configuration data to a USB flash drive or USB hard disk, click Storage Device Connected to the System USB Port, and browse to the location where you want to copy the .csv file.

SFTP Server

To store the .csv file to the SFTP server, perform the following tasks:

  1. Click SFTP Server.
  2. Enter the IP address or hostname of the SFTP server where you want to store the .csv file.
  3. Enter the username and password for the SFTP server.
  4. Click Browse to browse to the location where you will store the .csv file on the SFTP server.

Cisco allows you to use any SFTP server product but recommends SFTP products that are certified with Cisco through the Cisco Technology Developer Partner program (CTDP). CTDP partners, such as GlobalSCAPE, certify their products with a specified release of your software. For information on which vendors have certified their products with your version of software, refer to the following URL:

For information on using GlobalSCAPE with supported Cisco Unified Communications versions, refer to the following URL:

Cisco uses the following servers for internal testing. You may use one of the servers, but you must contact the vendor for support:


Cisco does not support using the SFTP product freeFTPd because of the 1 GB file size limit on this SFTP product. For issues with third-party products that have not been certified through the CTDP process, contact the third-party vendor for support.

Run Export

To create a .csv file that will download to the location that you specified, click Run Export. When you click this button, the process starts immediately.

Tip    Depending on the size of the database, this process may take significant time to complete.