TrueNAS Configuration File Management
1 minute read.Last Modified 2021-12-23 15:06 EST
TrueCommand automatically backs up the TrueNAS configuration every 24 hours as well as any time there is a database change or a TrueCommand audit log entry. Users can create manual backups as needed.
To view the current TrueNAS configuration backups, open the Dashboard.
Click on the system name of a TrueNAS server to open the single system view.
Click the Config Backups button to open the config backup window.
The Configuration Backup window displays a list of backups along with the time and date of their creation.
To create a new backup, click Create Backup.
A maximum of one config backup per day can exist.
If a prior config backup for the current day exists, creating a new one overwrites the previous backup.
By default, TrueCommand retains seven backups. Local instances of TrueCommand can raise or lower this figure as desired. To change this go to the Configuration tab of the Administration Page.
To reset a TrueNAS system to a previous configuration, click the historyicon. Choose the configuration file to use. You must reset the TrueNAS system to apply the configuration changes.
To delete a backup, click the delete button delete or mark the checkbox and click Delete Backups.