How do I email a copy of the configuration on a Cisco Content Security Appliance?
Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA), Web Security Appliance (WSA), Security Management Appliance (SMA), and all all versions of AsyncOS.
A backup configuration file can be created and sent via email using the CLI or GUI. Please see the instructions below.
Please enter the email address to which you want to send the configuration File. Separate multiple addresses with commas. > firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to include passwords? Please be aware that a configuration without passwords will fail when reloaded with loadconfig. [N]> y
The configuration file has been sent to email@example.com Note: If the default option of 'No' is selected for Step 3, the configuration will not include the passwords. This will make it so the file will NOT be able to be loaded back into the proxy via the loadconfig command.
Go to System Administration -> Configuration -> Configuration File.
Under Configuration File: Email File to, fill in the email address that you wish to send the configuration file to.
Uncheck the Mask passwords in the Configuration Files box in order to create a back config that can be loaded in via Load Configuration.