“What is the recovery plan, if it fails ?” – This is an usual and important question that needs to be answered. We can always backup and restore the configuration data of the NSX Manager. NSX Manager can backup all its configuration to an FTP Portal.
To backup, Login to the NSX Manager -> Backup and Restore.
Click Change under FTP Server Settings.
Enter the FTP Details.
Click Change under Scheduling.
Click Start to start the backup process.
You can see the Backup under the Backup History.
To restore from the backup data, select the Backup and click Restore.
Click Yes to initiate the restore process.
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 1 – Overview
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 2 – Deployment of NSX Manager
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 3 – Registering NSX Manager with vCenter Server
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 4 – Deployment of NSX Controller
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 5 – Host Preparation
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 6 – Configuring VXLAN
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 7 – Create Segment ID and Transport Zones
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 8 – Create NSX Logical Switch
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 9 – Create Distributed Logical Router
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 10 – Backup NSX Configuration