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tftp & ftp troubles

Draschl Clemens
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seems, that I've got a strange thing on my cisco 1720, running IOS
12.1(5)-YB4. None of the copy-commands for backing up the startup-config or
updating the IOS in the flash works. I tried:

copy startup-config tft
copy startup-config ftp

copy tftp flash
copy ftp flash

Every time I recieve an error message like "%Error opening
flash:start-config (No such device)" when backing up the startup-config to
a ftp/tftp-server.

When i try to load an image from tftp/ftp, "%Error opening
ftp://usernameassword@location/ios-image (No such device)"

i verified the ftp-server and the tftp server, both are working correctly.
But it's funny, that backing up the IOS-image to the ftp-serve works well,
only copying back ends with one of the error-messages above. I've set the
tftp-source-interface (as far as I know, this only takes effect if the
router is a tftp-server itself), I minimized the interface, where the
tftp-server is connected to nothing, only the IP-address. No access-lists,
o fw/ids, no crypto. Nothing. But it doesn't work. Using the console cable
isn't possible due to geographical distance (Europe -> USA).

Anybody knows what's wrong here?

Thanks in advance



Current configuration : 4483 bytes
version 12.1
no service single-slot-reload-enable
no service pad
service timestamps debug uptime
service timestamps log uptime
service password-encryption
logging rate-limit console 10 except errors
memory-size iomem 20
ip subnet-zero
no ip finger
no ip ftp passive
no ip domain-lookup
ip inspect name fw http java-list 51 timeout 30
ip inspect name fw smtp
ip inspect name fw h323
ip inspect name fw udp
ip inspect name fw ftp
ip inspect name fw fragment maximum 256 timeout 1
ip inspect name fw tcp
ip audit notify log
ip audit po max-events 100
no ip dhcp-client network-discovery
interface Ethernet0
ip address
no ip redirects
ip nat inside
no ip route-cache
no ip mroute-cache
interface FastEthernet0
no ip address
speed auto
interface Serial0
bandwidth 1024
ip address xxxx
no ip redirects
ip nat outside
ip inspect fw out
no ip route-cache
no ip mroute-cache
no fair-queue
ip nat inside source list 110 interface Serial0 overload
ip classless
ip route Serial0
no ip http server
line con 0
exec-timeout 0 0
transport input none
escape-character 27
line aux 0
line vty 0 4
exec-timeout 0 0
escape-character 27

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REBOOT REBOOT is offline
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Try issuing the "dir" command at a CLI prompt:

This should tell you what filesystem type you're using.

Remember to use ftp you need to tell it the username and password

ip ftp username <name>
ip ftp password <passwd>

service password-encryptiton
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