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Nagios XI - Restoring A Configuration Snapshot


This article will walk you through restoring a configuration snapshot in Core Configuration Manager (CCM).

Configuration snapshots are taken each time you Apply Configuration. In the event that you deleted some objects in CCM accidentally, you can restore a previous configuration snapshot to restore the deleted objects.


This is a destructive process and will remove any changes that were implemented in CCM since the configuration snapshot was taken.


Restore Configuration Snapshot

  • From the Configure menu click Core Configuration Manager

  • Under Quick Tools click Configuration Snapshots

  • Here you will be shown the most recent configuration snapshots



  • In the Actions column click the bent arrow for the snapshot you want to restore

    • Click OK to restore
  • A message appears saying the snapshot was restored



  • Click the Apply Configuration link and then click the Apply Configuration button

    • Note: At this point you can go and make changes before you Apply Configuration
  • Once the configuration has been applied Nagios will be running with the previous config


 This completes restoring a configuration snapshot.


Final Thoughts

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