Send backup via e-mail

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🛈 This script can not be used on its own but requires the base installation. See main README for details.


This script sends binary backup (/ system backup save) and complete configuration export (/ export terse) via e-mail.

Requirements and installation

Just install the script:

$ScriptInstallUpdate email-backup;


The configuration goes to global-config-overlay, these are the parameters:

  • BackupSendBinary: whether to send binary backup
  • BackupSendExport: whether to send configuration export
  • BackupPassword: password to encrypt the backup with
  • BackupRandomDelay: delay up to amount of seconds when run from scheduler

Also valid e-mail settings are required to send mails.

Usage and invocation

Just run the script:

/ system script run email-backup;

Creating a scheduler may be an option:

/ system scheduler add interval=1w name=email-backup on-event="/ system script run email-backup;" start-time=09:15:00;

See also

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