Perform manual and automatic backups of the Cortex XSOAR
database. Configure automated backup options. Schedule backups.
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.
Cortex XSOAR v6.1, any Cortex XSOAR service that uses the Elasticsearch
database no longer runs automatic backups. To back up the contents
of your Elasticsearch database, follow the instructions for Disaster Recovery for Elasticsearch.
can define whether you want Cortex XSOAR to create automatic backups, and
the location to store the backups. The database backup files are
you 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: