copy config file

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  1. tony

    tony Guest

    I have a 4506 switch and a 4503 switch.

    the 4506 switch has already been configured with ip address etc and the
    config I want.

    I want to be able to copy the config file and put it on the 4503.

    So I plan to do this

    set up the 4503 with an ip address.
    do a copy tftp run

    so will this running config overwrite the 4503 config and its ip address?

    Is this the way to do it right?
    tony, Sep 29, 2006
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  2. Hi Tony,

    Complete these steps to upload a configuration file from a switch to a
    TFTP server for storage:

    Step 1: Log into the switch through the console port or a Telnet

    Step 2: Upload the switch configuration to the TFTP server with the
    copy config tftp command.

    Step 3: Specify the IP address or host name of the TFTP server and the
    destination filename.

    The file is uploaded to the TFTP server.

    Uploading a Configuration File to a TFTP Server:


    In order to move files and images between a CatOS switch and TFTP
    server through SNMP, configure the switch as shown:

    Step 1: Connect the switch to the workstation to be used as the TFTP
    server through console and Ethernet.

    Install TFTP Server on Your PC:

    Step 2: Make sure that the IP address is in the same subnet as the
    workstation. Ping to make sure the switch connects to the TFTP server.
    Refer to this example:

    Cat4506#set interface sc0 1

    Moving files and images should now be possible between the switch and
    TFTP server.

    Moving Files and Images Between a CatOS Switch and TFTP Server via

    Hope this helps.

    Brad Reese
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