Backing up and Restoring TFTP

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Copies of configuration files should be stored as backup files in the event of a problem. Configuration files can be stored on a Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server or a USB drive. A configuration file should also be included in the network documentation.

To save the running configuration or the startup configuration to a TFTP server, use either the copy running-config tftp or copy startup-config tftp command. Follow these steps to backup the running configuration to a TFTP server:

Step 1. Enter the copy running-config tftpcommand.

Step 2. Enter the IP address of the host where the configuration file will be stored.

Step 3. Enter the name to assign to the configuration file.

Step 4. Press Enter to confirm each choice.

Restoring Configurations with TFTP

To restore the running configuration or the startup configuration from a TFTP server, use either the copy tftp running-config or copy tftp startup-config command. Use these steps to restore the running configuration from a TFTP server:

Step 1. Enter the copy tftp running-configcommand.

Step 2. Enter the IP address of the host where the configuration file is stored.

Step 3. Enter the name to assign to the configuration file.

Step 4. Press Enter to confirm each choice.

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