Show TOC

Backing Up CIM InstancesLocate this document in the navigation structure

Use

If you want to create a backup of your CIM instances without versioning, you have to use the Backup administrative function. This function offers the following three backup options:

  • Backup of all CIM instances

  • Backup of instances of selected classes

  • Backup of a CIM model, including classes and qualifiers, but not instances.

Procedure

Choose Start of the navigation path Administration Next navigation step Backup. End of the navigation path

Backing Up All CIM Instances

  1. Choose All Instances .

  2. Choose Backup .

    The status of the backup is displayed. When the backup is complete, the Download screen appears.

  3. Click with the primary mouse button over the name of the archive.

  4. Choose Save to save the file to a directory of your choice.

Backing Up Instances of Selected Classes

  1. Choose Instances By Class .

    Note

    You can choose to Include subclasses and Include references in the list.

  2. From the list, select the entries you want by holding down the CTRL key and selecting the indicators.

  3. Choose Backup .

    The status of the backup is displayed. When the backup is complete, the Download screen appears.

  4. Click with the primary mouse button over the name of the archive.

  5. Choose Save to save the file to a directory of your choice.

Backing Up a Complete CIM Model

  1. Choose Model .

  2. Choose Backup .

  3. Save the file to a directory of your choice.

Backing Up Instances By Export Line

  1. Choose Instances by Export Line .

  2. Choose Backup .

  3. Save the file to a directory of your choice.