Create the bootstrap.xml File

Use these instructions to export the configuration from a firewall running on the same platform or hypervisor as your target deployment.
  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 and save.
    1. Rename the file to
      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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