Backing up your Cisco Unified Communications Manager through SFTP
The Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) is in use at many organisations to integrate data, voice and video applications. It’s a nice product which provides a good balance between security and functionality.
As is often the case
CUCM allows you to
Any file transfer server that provides the SFTP protocol is fine to use – some file transfer vendors even publish simple guides on how to configure for their specific software,
First, create an account on the SFTP server that you will use to receive the backup and set up a folder for it. Even though CUCM allows the use of SFTP, it does
Once you have done this, you can schedule the backup. Go to Backup, the Scheduler and click “Add New” to create a new schedule. As you might expect, you can now add the frequency that you want to send the backup to the SFTP server, including the day of the week and time of day. Finally, save the schedule and click on “Enable Schedule”.
Et Voila! Your CUCM configuration is now being securely backed up to your SFTP server.
These SFTP servers are supported and recommended by Cisco:
Find out more about Titan FTP Server and backing up CUCM.