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How to backup Mikrotik router board 1000

Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:58 am

I want to tack a full backup of my RB1000 firmware. is it possible?
I know how to backup config, I want to backup the OS like backing up windows with acronis.

I want to upgrade mikrotik and I have lots of configurations on it, I want to have a full backup if something goes wrong.

please guide me
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Re: How to backup Mikrotik router board 1000

Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:45 am

To fully recover, you need two things:

1) The ROS software from for the version running on the RB.
2) A backup image taken with '/system backup save name=BACKUPFILENAME'

Optionally, I'd also go for:
3) An export taken with '/export verbose file=EXPORTFILENAME'

Then if you do have a problem, on the same box you can just netinstall ROS and then recover from the backup image. If you want to recover just part of the config, you can extract the appropriate part from the export.

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