Before upgrading ExtremeXOS on a switch, it is highly recommended that you create a backup copy of the configuration. Creating a copy of the "Config Booted" configuration file, with the version number of the ExtremeXOS image included in the name of the backup copy, is the simplest method.
To do this:
# show switch SysName: XXXXX SysLocation: SysContact: email@example.com, +1 888 257 3000 System MAC: 00:04:96:51:FE:E2 System Type: XXXXXX SysHealth check: Enabled (Normal) Recovery Mode: All System Watchdog: Enabled Current Time: Thu Sep 4 00:57:18 2014 Timezone: [Auto DST Disabled] GMT Offset: 0 minutes, name is UTC. Boot Time: Wed Sep 3 20:07:11 2014 Boot Count: 402 Next Reboot: None scheduled System UpTime: 4 hours 50 minutes 7 seconds Current State: OPERATIONAL Image Selected: primary Image Booted: primary Primary ver: 184.108.40.206 Secondary ver: 220.127.116.11 Config Selected: ssh-privatekey.cfg Config Booted: ssh-privatekey.cfg ssh-privatekey.cfg Created by ExtremeXOS version 18.104.22.168 219131 bytes saved on Mon Jul 14 23:03:08 2014
For example: cp ssh-privatekey.cfg ssh-privatekey-15_7_1_5
NoteFor more information about version strings, see Understanding the Image Version String.
For more information about ExtremeXOS configuration files, see Configuration Changes.
In addition, Extreme Management Center and Ridgeline products have documented methods for backing up and restoring configuration for Extreme devices.
For Extreme Management Center procedures, visit https://extranet.extremenetworks.com/ (a valid customer account is required access this site) or access the online help available from the Help menu in the Extreme Management Center application.
For Ridgeline procedures, see the Configuration Manager section of the Ridgeline Reference Guide.