Restore a Backup
Required User Role: Root user
For more information about the backup and restore process, see Backup and Restore.
Before you begin:
- Perform a backup of your
Tenable.sc, as described in Perform a Backup.
- Confirm your receiving
Tenable.scmeets the requirements described in Backup and Restore.
- Move the backup file to your receiving
Tenable.sc's /tmp directory.
To restore a backup file:
Tenable.sc, as described in Start, Stop, or Restart Tenable.sc. Tenable.scstops.
In the CLI in
Tenable.sc, run the following command to view all running processes:# ps -fu tns
- If any processes are listed, run the following commands to stop them:# killall -u tns# killall httpd
Note: These commands stop all jobs
(including scans)running on Tenable.sc.
If necessary, repeat step 4 to confirm all processes are stopped.
Run the following commands to decompress the .tar file and overwrite the existing /opt/sc directory:# cd /# tar -xvf /tmp/sc_backup.tar.gz
Note: The.tar file switches are case-sensitive.
The restore finishes.
Tenable.sc, as described in Start, Stop, or Restart Tenable.sc. Tenable.scstarts.
Log in to Tenable.sc via the command line interface (CLI).