Sys Maintenance: Warehouse Connector Backup and Recovery

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Administrators can back up and restore configuration and database files for a Warehouse Connector, so if information is lost or deleted, it can be restored.

Back Up Files

To back up the configuration files:

  1. Create a tar.gz of the folder lockbox stored under /etc/netwitness/ng
    cd /
    tar -cvPjf wc-lockbox.tar.gz /etc/netwitness/ng/lockbox
  2. Create a tar.gz of the files NwWarehouseconnector.cfg, multivalue-bootstrap.xml, multivalue-users.xml (if present)  stored under /etc/netwitness/ng
    tar -cvPjf wc-files.tar.gz /etc/netwitness/ng/NwWarehouseconnector.cfg /etc/netwitness/ng/multivalue-bootstrap.xml /etc/netwitness/ng/multivalue-users.xml

To back up the database files:

  1. Create a tar.gz of the bulk folder stored under /var/netwitness/warehouseconnector
    cd /
    tar -cvPjf warehouseconnector.tar.gz /var/netwitness/warehouseconnector

Restore Archived Files

  1. Log on to the host you intend to restore from a saved backup using ssh.
  2. Change to the / directory.

    cd /

  3. Copy the necessary tar file wc-lockbox.tar.gz using a utility like SCP to the host in the / folder.
  4. Extract the tar file by using the following command:

    tar -xvPf wc-lockbox.tar.gz 

  5. Copy the necessary tar file wc-files.tar.gz using a utility like SCP to the host in the / folder.
  6. Extract the tar file by using the following command:

    tar -xvPf wc-files.tar.gz

  7. Copy the necessary tar file warehouseconnector.tar.gz using a utility like SCP to the host in the / folder.
  8. Extract the tar file by using the following command:

    tar -xvPf warehouseconnector.tar.gz 

  9. Delete the tar files.

    rm wc-lockbox.tar.gz
    rm wc-files.tar.gz
    rm warehouseconnector.tar.gz

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