Backup and recover administrative configurations

Most of the configuration for the WebSphere Application Server instance resides in the config directory structure. In addition, the properties directory also contains several important configuration files. This topic discusses how to back up and recover the configuration.

This topic assumes familiarity with the SAV and RST commands.

The administrative configuration contains vital information regarding the WAS setup. Back up configuration files on a regular basis.


You have saved and backed up the WAS configuration.

Related tasks

  • Work with server configuration files