Before making any changes to an existing WebSphere installation, it is wise to make a backup. You can back up WAS using the
backupConfig.sh shell command. This will create a ZIP file of your full WAS configuration in case there are problems and you need to resort back to a previously known copy. If you run
backupConfig.sh without any parameters, it will automatically create a date and time stamped
You can get the help for the command by typing
Usage: backupConfig [backup_file] [-nostop] [-quiet] [-logfile <filename>] [-replacelog] [-trace] [-username <username>] [-password <password>] [-profileName <profile>] [-help]
An example of running the
backupConfig.sh utility is shown below:
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