Backups are critical for an NSX environment that allows you to restore them appropriately during a system failure. Apart from vCenter, you can also perform backup operations on the NSX Manager, controller clusters, NSX Edge, firewall rules, and Service Composer. All these can be backed up and restored individually.
NSX Manager can be backed up on-demand or on a scheduled basis. NSX Manager backups are saved over any FTP or SFTP that the NSX Manager can access.
Perform the following set of steps to back up and restore data:
- Log in to NSX Manager via web access.
- Click on
Backup & Restore:
- Next to
FTP Server Settings, click
Changeto specify the backup location:
- Fill in the appropriate fields and click
Backupstarts an on-demand backup:
- To schedule a backup, click
Scheduleoption to set a schedule:
In an event of a failure that requires a restore...