Cisco Meeting Server – Automatic Backups

This post details the process of setting up a bash script to automate the backup of Cisco Meeting Server files onto a *nix based server, its heavily influenced by this post by Jason Neurohr and his PowerShell version, all credit goes his way!

Running the script in a cron schedule will enable automatic backups of your CMS servers, backing up the tarball from the ‘backup snapshot’ CLI command along with the certificates and license file in the root of the CMS SFTP server.

The last line of the script will remove any backups older than 180 days, modify/remove this to suit.

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