How to backup GFI OneGuard configuration
It is always recommended to keep a backup of product configuration data, so it can be used in case of data loss. This topic describes how to backup your GFI OneGuard configuration.
These instructions apply to the latest version of GFI OneGuard only.
GFI OneGuard services must be stopped when backing up the configuration. If services are open or running, the backup may be unusable.
To stop services, use either the Services applet or create a batch file using the
net stop command.
GFI OneGuard services to stop:
GFI OneGuard SEP Core
GFI OneGuard SEP Store
While copying take note of the folders' path as they are to be placed at the same path (either on the same or on a different server) when restoring configuration.
To backup the GFI OneGuardPlatformThe main component of GFI OneGuard that connects all the services offered by the product and the database that stores all collected information. settings, databases and reports, copy the following folders that reside in the GFI OneGuard Platform installation directory and store them at a secure location.
|Data, Databases and Reports||
< GFI OneGuard Platform installation directory>\Core
|Data and Databases||
< GFI OneGuard Platform installation directory>\Store
Unless modified manually during installation, by default the GFI OneGuard Platform is installed at the following location: C:\Program Files\GFI\OneGuard\Platform\
To backup the GFI OneGuardControllerA GFI OneGuard component automatically discovers devices connected to the network, acting as a relay that channels communications between Agents and Platform.'s configuration, copy the following folder that resides in the GFI OneGuard Controller installation directory and store it at a secure location.
< GFI OneGuard Controller installation directory>
Unless modified manually during installation, by default the GFI OneGuard Controller is installed at the following location: C:\Program Files (x86)\GFI\OneGuard\Controller\ (or at C:\Program Files\GFI\OneGuard\Controller\ on 32-bit systems)
Start the services that were stopped in Step 1.
When starting services manually, use either the Services applet or create a batch file using the
net start command.