You can create periodic
backups of Provisioning database using the Provisioning User Interface. You
must be logged in as an administrator to perform backup. To create a backup of
the Provisioning database:
Administration > Backup
||In the Backup Management
||Enter a backup title in the
Create New Backup page.
||From the Backup Connection
drop-down list, select SFTP, FTP, or Local to save your backup files.
- If you select SFTP or FTP,
provide the following details:
address of the server where the backup files need to be saved.
the backup location and port details (for SFTP only).
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.
and password information. Testing the SFTP or FTP password is optional.
Taking backup through SFTP on another PCP server in FIPS
mode is not supported.
- If you select Local, the
backup files are saved to the CUPM local directory.
Ensure that the destination path for SFTP, FTP, or Local is not given as “opt/backup”
||For a local backup, select
the number of backup files you want to save on your local machine from the
Backup History drop-down list.
value is 2. By default, you can save two recent backup files. You can save up
to 9 recent backup files.
||Enter the scheduling details
to schedule a backup.
displayed is the server browser time. The default recurrence type for a new
backup job is None. After a backup job is created with default settings, the
backup will start immediately.
||Enter email address to
receive status notification for the scheduled backup. You can enter multiple
email addresses separated with a comma.
||Click Save. The scheduled
backup appears in the Backups table on the Backup Management page.
||Click Run Now, to run a
Provisioning enters maintenance mode before backup starts. A notification will
be displayed for all logged-in users stating that the users will be logged out
of Prime Collaboration Provisioning 10 minutes before the scheduled backup
starts. Users must save their work and log out before the backup starts, else
they will be logged out automatically, and will not be able to access Prime
The backup table
provides information on the status and history of each backup job. The Next Run
Time option provides details on the next periodic schedule.
The Last Run Status
column shows the status of the last run backup job. The status of a backup job
can be Scheduled, In Progress, Success or Failed.
When a backup job
reaches the scheduled time, the last run status changes to Scheduled. After
entering into maintenance mode, that is after 10 minutes, the status will
change from Scheduled to In Progress.
After the backup job
is complete, the status is either Success or Failure.
To know about the
history of any backup job, click
History Count, and open the dialog box. You can view the start
time, end time, status and file size of the backup. You can delete the run
history logs. The backed up files are not deleted when the backup logs are