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SBG6400 (v1.3.x): Configuration Backup and Restore Tool

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How do I backup and restore the configuration settings in my SBG6400?
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The Backup and Restore feature in the SBG6400 allows users to save and restore the configuration settings locally on a computer.  This document contains the following sections:


To Backup the SBG6400 Configuration

CAUTION: It is highly recommended to perform backup configuration with the SBG6400's default login username and password.
  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The Login page will appear.

    NOTE: A security or private risk alert may appear on the web browser advising users to proceed with caution when accessing the Web Manager. There is no risk in proceeding to the Web Manager. For instructions to by-pass the alert screen, refer to article # 18181 - Alert Message for Web Manager Access.
     
  2. On the Login page, enter admin or a customized username in the Username field.
     
  3. Enter password or a customized password in the Password field.

    NOTE: On later versions of the SBG6400, the Wi-Fi Security Key is used as the default admin password printed on the bottom while label.  For assistance with Web Manager Access, refer to article # 18730 – SBG6400: Web Manager Access.

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  4. Click the Login button.  The Home page will appear.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
     
  5. Move the mouse-cursor over Basic on the top menu, and click the Backup and Restore link from the drop-down submenu.  The Basic - Backup and Restore page will appear.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
     
  6. On the Basic - Backup and Restore page click the Backup button.

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  7. Click the OK button on Select 'Save' when prompted. dialog box.
  8. Click the Save button on File Download dialog box.  The Save As window appears.
  9. On the Save As window,
    a.   Save in - Select Desktop in the pull-down menu.
    b.   File name - Leave at default name GatewaySettings.bin.
    c.   Save as type - Leave at default type, .bin Document.
    d.   Click the Save button.
    e.   Click the Close button.

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To Restore the SBG6400 Configuration

  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The Login page appears.

    NOTE: A security or private risk alert may appear on the web browser advising users to proceed with caution when accessing the Web Manager. There is no risk in proceeding to the Web Manager. For instructions to by-pass the alert screen, refer to article # 18181 - Alert Message for Web Manager Access.
     
  2. On the Login page, enter admin or a customized username in the Username field.
     
  3. Enter password or a customized password in the Password field.

    NOTE: On later versions of the SBG6400, the Wi-Fi Security Key is used as the default admin password printed on the bottom while label.  For assistance with Web Manager Access, refer to article # 18730 – SBG6400: Web Manager Access.

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  4. Click the Login button.  The Home page will appear.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
     
  5. Move the mouse-cursor over Basic on the top menu, and click the Backup and Restore link from the drop-down submenu.  The Basic - Backup and Restore page appears.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
     
  6. On the Basic - Backup and Restore Settings page, click the Choose File button.  The system window appears.
  7. On the system window:
    a.   Select Desktop.
    b.   Select the GatewaySettings.bin file.
    c.   Click the Open button.

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  8. Click the Restore button.  The Message from webpage box appears.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
     
  9. On the Message from webpage box, click the OK button to reboot the gateway.

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