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    Default Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    Hi

    Has anyone any experience of taking a backup of a 3050 and restoring it to a Virtual Machine so that there is a running offline version while I rebuild the 3050?

    Thanks

    Rick

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    Default Re: Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    Quote Originally Posted by ricktobin View Post
    Hi

    Has anyone any experience of taking a backup of a 3050 and restoring it to a Virtual Machine

    Rick
    Hi Rick,

    The easiest way is to take a migrate export from the 3050 and then migrate import in the VM. Make sure that the VM, is running the same version, also configure the same hostname. If you're willing to have an 'offline' version only, the IP address can be different but you need to create a loopback interface with the production IP so that Check Point does not complain for licensing.

    Regards

    Ed

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    Default Re: Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    Quote Originally Posted by ricktobin View Post
    Hi

    Has anyone any experience of taking a backup of a 3050 and restoring it to a Virtual Machine so that there is a running offline version while I rebuild the 3050?

    Thanks

    Rick
    Not sure what version your on, but i did exactly this on R77.30 from a 3050 backup and wasn't able to open any policies. The fix was in sk107742 if i recall.

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    Default Re: Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    Quote Originally Posted by jflemingeds View Post
    I did exactly this on R77.30 from a 3050 backup and wasn't able to open any policies.
    That's the problem of backups, it's platform dependent. If for example, the interface names are different the restore will fail.

    That's why it's easier to rely on migrate export/import.

    Have a look at "Backup limitations" at sk91400

    "Restore is only allowed using the same appliance type on the source and target computers."

    Regards,

    Ed

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    Default Re: Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    That wasn't an option in my case. I can't have afford to have a 3rd 3050 laying around who's only job is testing backup restore process.

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    Default Re: Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    Thank you for the replies, the migrate import worked a treat for this.

    Thank you.

    Rick

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    Default Re: Smart-1 3050 Restore to VM

    I know you already got this working but i wanted to show i ran into the same issue. sk65962 fixed the issue. Basically i think cvpn rpm wasn't installed on the restored machine in my case. I was also testing backup / restore process so I didn't want to use export option.

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