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CSF How To Backup & Restore CSF Firewall Configuration Profiles

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  1. eva2000

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    How to backup/restore CSF Firewall configuration instructions have been added to https://centminmod.com/csf_firewall.html#backuprestore

    To backup CSF Firewall's current configuration profile run command where backup-name is name of your back which will have auto appended a date timestamp prefix in front when running csf --profile list command
    Code (Text):
    csf --profile backup backup-name


    To restore original CSF firewall backup profile, run commands to list backup profiles, then restore specific named backup profile, restart CSF Firewall+LFD services, and finally update CSF Firewall
    Code (Text):
    csf --profile list
    csf --profile restore 1547784956_cmm_after_whitelist
    csf -ra
    csf -u
    

    profile list will list csf profile backups look for listing name containing
    cmm_after_whitelist with date timestamp prefix in front i.e. for me date timestamp prefix is 1547784956_cmm_after_whitelist

    example csf --profile list output
    Code (Text):
    csf --profile list
    
    Configuration Profiles
    ======================
    block_all_perm
    block_all_temp
    disable_alerts
    protection_high
    protection_low
    protection_medium
    reset_to_defaults
    
    Configuration Backups
    =====================
    1547784956_cmm_after_whitelist (Fri Jan 18 04:15:56 2019)
    1547784954_cmm_b4_whitelist (Fri Jan 18 04:15:54 2019)
    1547784920_cmm_b4_shodan_block (Fri Jan 18 04:15:20 2019)
    1547784919_cmm_b4_censys_block (Fri Jan 18 04:15:19 2019)
    1547784918_cmm_default_tweaked (Fri Jan 18 04:15:18 2019)
    1547784917_cmm_before_ptload_action (Fri Jan 18 04:15:17 2019)
    1547784915_initial_default (Fri Jan 18 04:15:15 2019)
    1547784914_pre_v12_09_upgrade (Fri Jan 18 04:15:14 2019)
    
     
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