Create the bootstrap.xml File

Use these instructions to create the optional bootstrap.xml file.
  1. Export a configuration from a firewall.
    1. Select
      Device
      Setup
      Operations
      .
    2. Select the configuration file you want to export.
      • To export the running configuration, in the Configuration Management section,
        Export named configuration snapshot
        and select
        running config.xml
        from the drop-down.
      • To export a previous version of a firewall configuration, in the Configuration Management section,
        Export configuration version
        and select the appropriate configuration version in the drop-down.
  2. Rename the configuration file as bootstrap.xml.
    1. Rename the file as bootstrap.xml.
      For the bootstrap process to be successful, the filename must be an exact (case-sensitive) match.
    2. Save the bootstrap.xml file in the same location as the init-cfg.txt file.

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