Back up a n Interchange system configuration

Use this procedure to back up an Interchange configuration and all communities and partners engaged in Interchange message exchanges. This backup creates a compressed ZIP file which comprises XML files. The default name for this file is

For a description of the content of the generated system backup ZIP file, see System configuration backup file content.

For the procedure for restoring the system backup ZIP file, see Import a backed-up Interchange system configuration.


  1. In the user interface, from the System Management menu, select System Management.
  2. At the bottom of the page, click Export entire system profile.
  3. Enter the private key password in both the Password and Confirm password text boxes. You need the password if you later import the backed-up file.
  4. Click Export.
  5. When the process is complete, follow the system prompts to indicate where on your system you want to save this export. Store the compressed files in a secure place.
  6. Click Close.
Note   You may notice temporarily reduced performance or throughput of your system while the backup is running.

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