When you use the Web GUI to create a backup, the backup data is stored in a file on your local computer. To store a file on a remote computer, schedule a backup.
See About backing up and restoring the Symantec Web Gateway configuration.
Symantec Web Gateway saves the backup file with the current date and time in the following format:
For example, Symantec Web Gateway saves a backup on October 17 , 2009 at 11:10:15 P.M. as:
The hour in the backup name follows the 24-hour format.
You can rename the backup file. Renaming the backup file does not affect the restore process. Do not attempt to edit the backup file.
Table: Backup file contents lists the configuration information that is and is not included in the backup file.
Table: Backup file contents
Included configuration information
Omitted configuration information
The following configuration information is saved when you back up Symantec Web Gateway:
Symantec Web Gateway administrative users
Blacklist and Whitelist policies
Active Directory Integration settings
Web Gateway updates
Central Management Configuration
Time zone and NTP server settings
Dispatched scan and cleaning configuration
Appliance security settings
End user Pages settings
The following configuration information is not saved when you back up Symantec Web Gateway:
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