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Backup and Restore v1.00

Revision 1

Change Log

Build 1 - Initial Build

Initial Release

Build 2-3

Supporting Telnet and SSH via IPv4.

Releases to address customer requirements

Build 4

Added ability to Upload

OMNI, Frequency File, and Config file

Config File can be generated by Backup or Manually via CLI.

Program Overview

The intent of the program is to allow for easy backup and restore of Horizon
Compact+ units and to Upload new OMNI and Frequency Files.

Currently tested with 1.3.6 to 1.3.9

Additional Features

The Horizon Compact+ Backup and Restore program has several additional

Under the Tools menu one has the ability to

initiate a Telnet, HTTP, or SSH session to
the device listed in the IP Address field of
the main screen.
Also under the Tools menu one can pull up
the IP configuration of the PC for
assistance in troubleshooting connectivity

Note: This information can

be saved using the
Save button.

Local Operation Backup Device

1. Use Select Directory to choose
directory to save log data and backup
config file.
2. Enter IPv4 data in IP Address field.
1. is default.

3. Fill out Username and Password data.


Default of energetic and wireless are pre-entered.

4. Select Telnet or SSH


Telnet is default.

5. Ensure port 21 is not being used by

another process.

This utility uses an internal FTP server to access the files on

the PC.
If need be use netstat -a -b to determine which application
is using Port 21.

Local Operation Backup Device (continued)


Select the Backup Device button to start

the process.


Before a Backup is performed it is required to

save the configuration.
Select Yes on the PopUp to continue or No to
stop the backup process.

During the Backup Process the Internal

FTP server will start. If port 21 is free
the FTP Server Status LED will turn

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Local Operation File Upload

The File Upload option will allow the import of
an OMNI File, Frequency File or a Config file.

The Config file can be one generated with the Backup

Device option or manually via CLI.

File Naming Rules:

The file names must contain only Letter, Numbers,
Underscores, Dashes, or periods.
File Names must also end with either .omni, .config or
begin with frequency.

Uploading of an OMNI file typically requires a Commit
be performed first. This will duplicate the Active Bank
into the Backup Bank and will erase any settings or
OMNI/Frequency File in the Backup Bank.

If you are uploading a Frequency File and an

OMNI file only select the Perform a
commit,.. during the upload of the first file.

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Local Operation File Upload


1. Select File Upload button to start.

2. A Pop-up will appear where you can select
the file to Upload.

Note: You can filter the list using the Filter Option
on the bottom right of the Pop-Up.

3. Config Restore


During a Config restore the IPv6 Prefix, and if

using a file generated by the Backup Device
option the System Name and System Location will
be configured via CLI prior to uploading the file via
the Internal FTP Server.
After successfully completing the upload of the
config file an option to reset the unit is given via a

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Local Operation File Upload


4. OMNI and Frequency File Upload


A commit option may take up to 5 minutes to

An OMNI file upload may take up to 6 minutes to
A Frequency File upload may take up to 2 minutes
to perform.

Using the File Filter option

to select the file for Upload.
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Example Operation

Sample Backup Device Session.

Sample Backup (config file)

File Upload Session.

Example Operation

Sample OMNI File

File Upload Session.

Sample Frequency File

File Upload Session.

Example Log Files

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