You can backup the system configuration, including the installed firmware images on various components such as BIOS, RAID, NIC, iDRAC, Lifecycle Controller, and Network Daughter Cards (NDCs) and the configuration settings of those components. The backup operation also includes the hard disk configuration data, motherboard, and replaced parts. The backup creates a single file that you can save to a vFlash SD card or network share (CIFS or NFS).
You can also enable and schedule periodic backups of the firmware and server configuration based on a certain day, week, or month.
Backup feature is licensed and is available with iDRAC7 Enterprise license.
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The backup file contains encrypted user sensitive data, configuration information, and firmware images that you can use for import server profile operation.
Backup events are recorded in the Lifecycle Log.