How to perform a nightly Linux RAID configuration backup on RSA NetWitness appliances.
RSA Customer Support recommends that the hardware RAID configuration of all NetWitness appliances be backed up on a daily basis to allow for easy recovery in the event of a RAID hardware failure and to avoid data loss.
Note: If you are running RSA NetWitness Platform 11.3.x or later, check the note below to see if you need to install the perccli RPM.
In order to configure the nightly backup, follow the steps below:
Download the nwraidbackup.sh script attached to this article.
Use scp or another file transfer client to move the file to your RSA NetWitness appliance.
Copy the file to /usr.
The script is executable with the following command: