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 From:  Falcor <falcor at netassassin dot com>
 To:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] How Often Do You Backup Your m0n0wall Config?
 Date:  Wed, 16 Jan 2008 23:58:31 -0600
Lee Sharp wrote:

> Aaron Cherman wrote:
>> Hey everyone, I hope this isn't considered spam to everyone.  I see 
>> posts every so often of users who have a m0n0wall installation that 
>> is not responding for various reasons and have a need to get there 
>> config.xml due to the lack of a backup.  I am curious how often 
>> everyone else backs up their configs.  I backup mine every time I 
>> make a major change (ie. add/remove/change a filter rule, 
>> add/remove/change a NAT mapping, etc.).  My backups could be a couple 
>> times a day and sometime not for over a month.
> Hate to say it, but never.  And we have about 30 out there...  Sigh... 
> So far, only one major failure, and the lightning took out the APs as 
> well, so everything had to be replaced.
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I liked the scropt that Chris Boot published.  Anyone know if you can 
NFS mount from the m0n0wall?  If I could do that I could put nearly 
endless backups on my NAS. 

Hopefully Chris' script or my recently published directions on 
recovering your config will help some people.