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Problem this snippet solves:

>SMTP Configuration

tmsh

modify /sys outbound-smtp mailhub yoursmtpserver.server.com:25

save /sys config

quit

> Execute privileges

chmod +x f5_backup.sh

>Cron job

configure in "crontab -e" or drop in /etc/cron.daily

How to use this snippet:

Uses SSH keys for authentication, here's a good how-to article on setting this up:

[https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-ssh-key-based-authentication-on-a-...]

Code :

#!/bin/bash
HOSTNAME=$(uname -n)
DATE="$(date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S)"
FILENAME="${HOSTNAME}${DATE}"
function fail {
    echo "$@" | mail -vs "UCS backup failed $HOSTNAME" group@xyz.domain.com
    exit 1
}
tmsh save sys ucs /var/local/ucs/config.ucs
if [ ! -e /root/.ssh/id_rsa ]; then
    fail "Missing SSH Key"
fi
if [ ! -e /var/local/ucs/config.ucs ]; then
    fail "Missing configuration export"
fi
if ! scp -v -i /root/.ssh/id_rsa /var/local/ucs/config.ucs "user@xyz.domain.com:/configs/F5_backups/${FILENAME}.ucs"; then
   fail "Configuration upload failed"
else
  echo "success" |  mail -vs "UCS backup success $HOSTNAME" group@xyz.domain.com
fi
if ! ssh -i /root/.ssh/id_rsa user@xyz.domain.com find /configs/F5_backups/ -mtime +30 -exec rm '{}' \\\;;then
    echo "Backup cleanup failed" | fail
fi
exit 0

Tested this on version:

11.6
Version history
Last update:
‎22-May-2017 09:16
Updated by:
Contributors