The following instructions describe how to back up the
database. backups automatic backup manual backup
In Cortex XSOAR, you can perform both automated
and manual backups, which store the entire database of incidents,
playbooks, scripts, and user defined configurations. Cortex XSOAR
stores daily, weekly, and monthly backup files.
You can define
whether you want Cortex XSOAR to create automatic backups, and the
location to store the backups. The database backup files are located
do not want to automatically backup your data, manual backups are recommended
before doing server operations and maintenance work. When you want
to migrate your whole database to another server, set up backups
for additional Cortex XSOAR folders listed in step 3, using your
standard backup tools, scheduled for off-peak hours.
Configure automated database backups.
Check that Automated Backups are enabled.
to change where backups are stored.
- option to change
the scheduled time for daily backups.
Define the maximum number of daily, weekly, and monthly backups
If you do not automatically backup your server, create
a manual backup (before server operations or maintenance work).
Stop the service by running the following command.
sudo service demisto stop
Create the backup file by running the following command.
tar -czvf archive.tar.gz /var/lib/demisto/data
The default directory for the database is
backup of the database directory should not be stored under
The following directories must be backed up manually, when
you want to migrate your whole database to another server: