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You can backup and restore setting of 2N Access Commander using its database.

You can only backup or restore complete settings, all at once.

Prerequisites:

Access Commander version 1.10 or higher

Samba server shared folder for saving and reading backup files

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There is the posibility in Backup menu to set a Periodical backup since the version 1.11 of the Access Commander. By choosing the periodical backup , the procedure is similar, only some parameters (period, date, time) are added to the backup process .
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 SMB activation in Windows - you may need to manually activate SMB functionality in Windows 7,8 or 10 within Settings>Apps>Program Features>Turn Windows Features On or Off 

 

How to set Samba server

You can set Samba server in Linux with package from https://www.samba.org/samba/download/ or simply by sharing folder in Windows (Windows 7+ are required) and assigning to it user with Read and Write permissions.

1) In order to connect to Samba server from Access Commander , please access Linux console of 2N® Access Commander virtual machine or 2N® Access Commander box and choose SMB option.

 

 

2) First of all you need to set on which IP Address and which folder you will store backup files.So please fill in IP address of your Samba server (in case of Windows shared folder it is IP address of your computer) and name of shared folder.

 

 

3) Fill in username and password of user which has access (read/write permissions in Windows) to shared folder in Samba folder:

 

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In case you are connecting to shared folder located on Windows system older than Windows 10 which is in domain, you need to put username in following format:

username@domain.suffix

For example:

2N@2n.cz

 

 

4)  If all goes OK and connection works fine you will see confirmation message.

 

How to backup settings of 2N® Access Commander

Before you begin, please make sure you have correctly set Samba server, otherwise this feature will not be available.

1)  Access Linux console of 2N® Access Commander virtual machine or 2N® Access Commander box and choose Backup and restore.

 

 

2) Choose Backup option and press Enter.

 

 

3) When creating backup , password protection is mandatory, so please add password to your backup.

 

 

4) Once you successfully confirm password for backup. system will start creating backup of 2N® Access Commander settings from its database to remote folder.

How to periodicaly backup settings of 2N® Access Commander

1)  Access Linux console of 2N® Access Commander virtual machine or 2N® Access Commander box and choose Backup and restore.

2) Choose Periodically backup

3) When creating backup , password protection is mandatory, so please add password to your backup.

4) set the parameters of periodical backup

The periodical beckup is set now

How to restore settings of 2N® Access Commander

Before you begin, please make sure you have correctly set Samba server, otherwise this feature will not be available.

Please also make sure you have already created backups.

1)  Access Linux console of 2N® Access Commander virtual machine or 2N® Access Commander box and choose Backup and restore.

 

 

2) Choose Restore option and press Enter.

 

 

3) Choose which backup you want to restore.

 

 

4) System will ask you for backup file's password, once you wil fill it in and press Enter, system will request confirmation for restoring backup.

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Please note that all current settings in you 2N® Access Commander will be overwritten by settings from backup file.

When you choose Yes, system will begin configuration restore process.

 

 

 

Once finished, your Access Commander will be restored to previous settings.