ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

system configuration backup create

Create a configuration backup

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.


The system configuration backup create command creates a new configuration backup file.


-node {<nodename>|local} - Node

Use this parameter to specify the node on which to create the backup file.

[-backup-name <text>] - Backup Name

Use this parameter to specify the name of the backup file to create. The backup name cannot contain a space or any of the following characters: * ? /

[-backup-type {node|cluster}] - Backup Type

Use this parameter to specify the type of backup file to create.


The following example creates a a new cluster configuration backup file called node1.special.7z on the node node1 .

cluster1::*> system configuration backup create -node node1 -backup-name node1.special.7z -backup-type cluster
[Job 194] Job is queued: Cluster Backup OnDemand Job.
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