upgrade catalayst 2950 via ftp only

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Nov 20th, 2008

Please let me know how to upload IOS to catalyst 2950 using ftp or any other way through console port only (No telnet).

I don't want to upload using tftp.


I have this problem too.
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Sebastian Helmer Thu, 11/20/2008 - 01:33

For 2950 use for example


copy ftp flash:.....

oder xmodem via console calbe, but this will take a long time...

You can see the option when you are in the switch an type in

copy ?

hope this helps.


glen.grant Thu, 11/20/2008 - 04:42

You cannot ftp thru a console port , your only option thru the console is Xmodem . For a 2960 and if you increase the transfer rates to 115200 it will probably take 10 minutes . If you leave it at the default of 9600 you are probably looking at an hour or more.


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