Backup and Restore for Prime Collaboration Analytics
Prime Collaboration Analytics data is backed up on a remote
server using SSH. It does not use the Prime Collaboration Assurance backup
repository. You can backup the analytics data only through UI, and restore the
data through CLI.
Linux server is recommended for Cisco Prime Collaboration Analytics
You can also backup Cisco Prime Collaboration Analytics on windows
server. Backup support in windows server is provided only using Bitwise SSH
(recommended version 6.31) and Cygwin UNIX shell. Backup support in windows
server is not available using other SSH tools or Unix Shell.
Schedule Backup using Cisco Prime Collaboration User
You must be logged in as an
administrator to perform backup.
To create a new backup job:
On the Backup page, click
Enter a name for the backup
If backup name is not
Backup Title field is defaulted with date stamp.
Category from the drop-down list.
Assurance Connection Settings pane, enter the
Connection Settings pane, enter the following
You can use SFTP, FTP, or
local connection to create backup.
If you select SFTP or FTP,
provide the following details:
IP address of the server
where the backup files need to be saved
Path to the backup location
backing up using SFTP, ensure that you provide relative path. The relative path
must contain directory details(for example DIRNAME or DIRNAME 1 / DIRNAME 2),
to avoid backup in root directory.
Port (for SFTP only)
Test to test the SFTP or
FTP connection using the credentials.
If you select local, specify
the location to save the backup files on your local machine.
For a local backup, you can
specify the number of backup files to be saved, using the
Backup History drop-down list. By default, the last
two backup files are saved. You can save up to nine backup files.
Analytics Connection Settings pane, enter the
You can use only
a remote server to backup the Analytics data using SSH.
IP address of the remote
server where the backup files need to be saved
Path to the backup location.
You must provide relative path.
backup location is relative to the specified SSH user home directory. The
relative path must contain directory details(for example DIRNAME or DIRNAME 1 /
DIRNAME 2), to avoid backup in root directory.
Test to test the
connection using the credentials.
backup start time and recurrence interval.
displayed in the date picker is the client browser time.
the email IDs to which the backup status notification needs to be sent.
Separate the email IDs using comma.
SMTP server details in the Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance server
(Administration > System
Setup > Assurance Setup > General
to receive emails.
The scheduled backup job is
listed on the
Backup Management page.
You can click
Now to run the backup immediately.
Restore Data on the Same System
The following sections
describe the process of restoring the data on the same system.
To restore the data, log in
to the Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance application server as
adminand run the following
command to restore the Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance data: