Check Point - Exporting SmartCentre settings

This will show you the steps involved in exporting the settings of a Smart Centre Server for importing into a newly installed Smart Centre server,

  1. Download the upgrade_export utility and run it from $FWDIR/bin to export the config to a .tgz
  2. Transfer the tgz to another machine
  3. Uninstall all ngx packages and reboot
  4. Install new server
  5. Run upgrade_import to import

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