Is it possible to automate the upload of the ProxySG configuration settings to an FTP server?
Yes, you can automate the upload process and execute it at a scheduled time. Use the steps below to automate the process.
Note: If you have multiple ProxySG appliances, you can use the Blue Coat Director to manage the ProxySG appliances and schedule jobs to automate configuration backups.
Step 1: Create a text file (ex: SshCommandsFile.txt) with the following CLI commands. Replace the Enable_Password text below with the enable password configured on your ProxySG appliance.
Step 2: Create a windows batch file (ex: upload_config.bat) and copy the following text. Replace the text adminusername with the adminpass with the administrator credentials for the FTP server.
Plink –ssh –l adminusername –pw adminpass –m SshCommandsFile.txt
Step 3: Schedule a task to run the batch file as needed.
For example to schedule a daily task on Windows 7:
- Start "Task Scheduler".
· Appropriate file permissions need to be configured to protect the passwords.
· It is helpful to have task results, by adding argument (>> logs.log) to task action properties.
· It is much easier if you add Putty folder to windows environments variable (PATH)
· Absolute path to the files locations could be specified as:
C:\ Putty\plink.exe –ssh –l adminusername –pw adminpass –m C:\Putty\SshCommandsFile.txt
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