Backup-LXCASwitchConfig

This cmdlet backs up configuration data for a RackSwitch or Flex System switch. When backing up configuration data, the switch configuration data is imported into Lenovo XClarity Administrator from the target switch as a configuration-data file.

Note: You cannot pipe objects to this cmdlet.

Syntax

Backup-LXCASwitchConfig [-Connection LXCAConnection]
                         -FileName String
                         -Uuid  String
                        [-Description String]
                        [CommonParameter]

Parameters

-Connection LXCAConnection
Specifies the connection to the Lenovo XClarity Administrator server. If no connection is specified, the result from the last Connect-LXCA cmdlet is used.
-FileName String
Specifies the name of the configuration-data file.
-Uuid String
Specifies the UUID of the switches to be backed up. To obtain the switch UUIDs, use the Get-LXCARackSwitch or Get-LXCAChassisMember cmdlet.
-Description String
Specifies the description of the configuration-data.

If a description is not specified, the following default text is used: "switch_name configuration at timestamp."

CommonParameters
This cmdlet supports the following common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -OutVariable. For detailed information about each common parameter, see the Microsoft PowerShell Common Parameters webpage.

Results

Examples

The following example backs up configuration data for a specific switch to a file name Switch1.cfg.

$cred = Get-Credential
Connect-LXCA -Host 192.0.2.0 -Credential $cred

Backup-XCASwitchConfig -UUID AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA -FileName Switch1.cfg `
                       -Description "Switch1 configuration" 

Disconnect-LXCA

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