Snapshots in Artica are designed to backup/restore all Artica setting except Network settings and Active Directory parameters.
Snapshots can be used to restore settings from a specific snapshot’s date or can be restored to an other server.

Create a Snapshot

  • On the top menu, click on the Arrow icon.

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  • Select Backup and restore icon

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  • Under the Snapshots tab, click on Create a snapshot

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  • Wait during the snapshot creation.

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  • Your new snapshot must be added in the table.

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Restore a snapshot

  • Select the snapshot you want to restore in the table.
  • Click on the restore icon.

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Restore a snapshot on a new server.

  • On the source server, click on Download icon and save the container
  • Do not change the container file name !

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  • On the destination server, click on upload a snapshot
  • Choose your download file.

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  • You will find the uploaded snapshot in the table on the new server
  • Click on the restore icon.
  • Ensure that your browser is not using the proxy because restoring a snapshot will restart the proxy service

Restore a snapshot using the command line

  • Push your snapshot to the appliance using WINSCP or using the WebDAV protocol
  • Using SSH, logon on the server run the command
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.backup.artica.php --snapshot-file /path/to/snapshot.container

Using the system console

  • On the system console, choose Backup and restore (snapshots)

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  • You can create or restore a snaphost.

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  • When select the restore menu, the console list all available snapshot
  • Select the snapshot you want to restore.

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