Deleting vlan Database on 6500 running IOS

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Jun 4th, 2009

Hello,

Trying to delete the vlan database on a 6500 running IOS.

Please help.

Jeremy

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by lamav about 7 years 6 months ago

Hi:

do a "dir all-files"

Find the directory where the vlan.dat file is found and delete it.

example:

del nvram:vlan.dat

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anjery1234 Thu, 06/04/2009 - 15:57

Jon,

Not sure what I'm doing wrong.

All appeared fine but the command won't work. The code I'm running is s72033-ipservicesk9-mz.122-18.SXF5.bin

bkbb-rp01#erase const_nvram:/vlan.dat

^

% Invalid input detected at '^' marker.

bkbb-rp01#dir con

bkbb-rp01#dir const_nvram:

Directory of const_nvram:/

1 -rw- 0 vlan.dat

129004 bytes total (129004 bytes free)

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lamav Thu, 06/04/2009 - 17:31

Hi:

do a "dir all-files"

Find the directory where the vlan.dat file is found and delete it.

example:

del nvram:vlan.dat

Jon Marshall Fri, 06/05/2009 - 00:00

Jeremy

Just try

6500# erase const_nvram:

If that doesn't work

6500# erase ?

do you get the option to erase the const_nvram: ?

Jon

anjery1234 Fri, 06/05/2009 - 04:09

Jon,

This first command was the good one.

I just needed to set my vtp mode to server.

Thanks a lot

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