IBM has made backing up the Backing up the IBM PureFlex Flex Systems FC3171 8GB Fibre Channel SAN Switch quite easy. In fact, it can be done in just a few short steps.

To do this, log into the Flex System FIbre Channel Switch

In our case https://172.16.161.122

Log in using your credentials

Go to Switch > Archive

Give the backup file a file name

Click Save

Enter a password to encrypt the backup and click ok

Your configuration is now backed up to be restored later.

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