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backup F5 LTM configurations periodically to FTP server

Base for this tutorial is a F5 BigIP Version 11.4.1

I don’t know, if this route is needed, but in my case i couldn’t reach the FTP server from cli.
So i created a /32 route for the ftp server, i wanted to reach. eg:

For this case we are using this specific example hosts:
FTP Server: 10.10.10.10
BigIP MGMT Gateway: 10.20.20.1

Then we create a script under /sbin/backup_config.sh. This script will dump the configuration into a tmp directory and upload the file to a ftp server. This script will create a new file every day and attach the date to the file name.

All lines, which need to changed to your properties, are marked yellow.

Make the script executable:

and add a cronjob to run this script, for example, every day 3:00AM :