RE: Backup CISCO config to disk?

Mitchell B. Wagers ( (no email) )
Sun, 08 Feb 1998 17:00:33 -0800

"wr t" prints config lines to the terminal screen, write terminal.
Including all of the exit and config term statements so when you paste that
information back to the terminal, the LF/CRLF ASCII codes after each line
do the same as you typing a line, then hitting the Enter key.

Make sense?

At 07:39 PM 2/8/98 -0500, you wrote:
>This will show how green I am at CISCO config but how do you enter a whole
config at once? I can only config one item at a time.... Would take me a
lot longer than 30 seconds to config all the line items... what am I missing?
>Richard Marshall
>-----Original Message-----
>From: cyborg []
>Sent: Sunday, February 08, 1998 6:24 PM
>Subject: Re: Backup CISCO config to disk?
>We do this a very simple way. Set telnet to log session. Do a "wr t"
>save the log file just created to disk and when you need it again just
>enter config mode and copy and paste it back. If you know where the disk
>is and labeled it properly, the whole process takes about 30 seconds.
>You can't beat that and you can do it from any Telnet app.
>John Lange wrote:
>> HI All & Thanks
>> Is there a way to backup a CISCO 2501 config to disk? Then is there a way
>> to restore it? From an NT or 95 machine?
>> I just realized that if this baby goes down, or I screw something up, it
>> will take a long time to reproduce my routing tables and config.
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>> JOhn :}
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