Configuring Automatic Backups

Deep Discovery Director (Consolidated Mode) can be configured to create and upload automatic backups of its configuration settings and database to a SFTP server of your choice. Deep Discovery Director (Consolidated Mode) creates up to five backup files, after which the oldest one is deleted in order to keep the number of backup files at five.

  1. Go to Administration > System Maintenance > Back Up.

    The Back Up screen appears.

  2. Under Automatic Backups, select Automatically back up to SFTP server.
  3. Type the IP address or FQDN of the SFTP server.
  4. Type the port number. The default port number is 22.
  5. Type the folder path to use on the SFTP server.
  6. Type the user name and password used to log on to the SFTP server.
  7. Specify a backup frequency using the drop-down lists and the clock tool.
  8. Click Save.