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Status Not under consideration
Categories Performance
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 10, 2021

NPI Restoration Blueprint

It is not possible to backup the installation just by copying the folders, because most of the services are installed as OS level service.

we can use below options:
1. Backup the VM of all the NPI nodes. (should stop all services including Hadoop & etc, before taking the snapshot of the vm)

2. Export the NPI Cluster Blueprint. If the Ambari node is down, we still can restore the NPI cluster using the blueprint.

curl -v --silent -u admin:admin -H "X-Requested-By: ambari" -X GET "http://`hostname`:8080/api/v1/clusters/?format=blueprint" >>

But, restore blueprint option is not available. We have to implement this restore blueprint functionality.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 148510
RFE Product IBM Network Performance Insight
  • Admin
    Jun 2, 2021

    NPI 1.3.1 IF4 contains steps to restore blueprint. For more information, see NPI topic (Creating and restoring the Ambari cluster blueprint) in IBM Documentation Center.