vSphere Backup and restore ESXi configuration

1. Open a console session to vMA with vi-admin

2. Add the host as target to the vMA: vifp addserver <IP Address>

3. Enter password.

4. Save the configuration with: vicfg-cfgbackup –server [+ ip address] –s /backup/<Config_file_name> [ESXiX for the config file names]

For restore: vicfg-cfgbackup –server [+ ip address] –-load /backup/<Config_file_name> [ESXiX for the config file names]

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