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SBG6580: Configuration Backup and Restore Tool

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How do I backup and restore the configuration settings on my SBG6580
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TooThe Backup and Restore feature in the SURFboard SBG6580 allows users to save and restore the configuration settings locally on a computer.  This document contains the following sections:


To Backup the SBG6580 Configuration

CAUTION: It is highly recommended to perform backup configuration with the SBG6580'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.

    NOTE: By default the LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1.  If the default address has been changed, enter the custom address in the address box.
     
  2. At the Login prompt
    a.   Enter admin in the user name field.
    b.   Enter motorola in the password field. 
    c.   Click the Login button.  The Status Page appears.

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  3. Click the Basic link on Menu Option Bar at the top of the screen.
  4. Click the Backup button on the Submenu Options at the left side of the screen.  The Backup/Restore Settings screen appears.
  5. In the Backup/Restore Settings screen, click the Backup button.

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  6. Click the OK button on Select 'Save' when prompted. dialog box.
  7. Click the Save button on File Download dialog box.  The Save As window appears.
  8. In 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.

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To Restore the SBG6580 Configuration

  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box.

    NOTE: By default the LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1.  If the default address has been changed, enter the custom address in the address box.
     
  2. At the Login prompt
    a.   Enter admin in the user name field.
    b.   Enter motorola in the password field. 
    c.   Click the Login button.  The Status Page appears.

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  3. Click the Basic link on Menu Option Bar at the top of the screen.
  4. Click the Backup button on the Submenu Options at the left side of the screen.  The Backup/Restore Settings screen appears.
  5. In the Backup/Restore Settings screen, click the Browse... button.  The system window appears.
  6. In the system window:
    a.   Select Desktop.
    b.   Select the GatewaySettings.bin file.
    c.   Click the Open button.

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  7. Click the Restore button.

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