Backup and restore the appliance

  • Privileges: Infrastructure administrator.

  • HPE OneView is installed on a new or replacement appliance.

  1. From the main menu, select Settings, and then select Backup.
  2. Select Actions > Restore from backup.

    A dialog box opens.

  3. Read the onscreen notification and select Select a backup file.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Drag the backup file to the indicated text box.

    • Click Browse, and then select the backup file to upload.


      Not all browsers and browser versions offer the ability to drag and drop files onto applications.

  5. Click Upload.

    Wait until the upload process is complete. A progress bar appears. The file name, creation date, and version are displayed when the file upload is complete.

  6. When you are ready to restore the appliance from the backup file, return to the dialog box and verify that the backup file is correct and uploaded.
  7. Select Restore from a backup.
  8. Click Restore.

    During the restore process the appliance may get restarted, and you may lose access to the maintenance console. Reconnect to the maintenance console after 5 minutes to monitor the progress of the restore process.

    Wait until the restore process is complete. A status page indicates progress.

    When the restore process completes, you are returned to the login page where you can log in to the restored appliance.

  9. Download the current Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) at
  10. If you used HPE OneView to create a custom SPP, recreate the custom SPP after the base SPP and the hotfixes are uploaded to the repository using one of the following methods:
  11. Verify that the restore operation was successful by logging in to the appliance and successfully resolving any discrepancies that the restore operation cannot resolve automatically.