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[ScreenOS] Uploading a configuration from the WebUI



Article ID: KB4171 KB Last Updated: 14 Sep 2020Version: 10.0

How to load a saved configuration to the firewall using the WebUI.


To upload a configuration from the WebUI (web management), perform the following steps:

For CLI instructions, refer to KB4196 - Uploading a Configuration from the CLI.

The firewall loads the configuration file and reboots automatically. Be aware that the new configuration may have a different VLAN1 IP address and different interface IP addresses. To manage the device and reach the interfaces, remember to use the new IP addresses.

  1. Open the WebUI. For more information on accessing the WebUI, refer to KB4060 - Accessing Your NetScreen, SSG, or ISG Firewall Using the WebUI.
  2. From the ScreenOS options menu, click Configuration, select Update, and then click Config File.

  3. From Upload Configuration to Device, click to choose Replace Current Configuration  (or Merge to Current Configuration).

  4. From New Configuration File, click Choose File.

  5. From Choose file, click to choose your configuration file. Click Open.

  6. Verify that the path is correct, and then click Apply.

  7. Click OK.

  8. Click OK.

  9. Click OK.

Modification History:
2020-06-10: Replaced old WebUI screenshots to new ones.
2020-09-14: Article reviewed for accuracy. No changes required.
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