router save to default TFTP server when "wr net"ting

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Oct 21st, 2009
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strange behaviour.

when I issue the wr net command on a Cisco IOS router, it already proposes me a default tftp server.

AFAIK, this behaviour is common on either CatOS or ASA, but never seen on IOS.

Any hint?


TIA


Ivan Brunello

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yjdabear Wed, 10/21/2009 - 07:19
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On ASA/PIX, the device may have "tftp-server [interface] hostname" configured.

ibrunello Wed, 10/21/2009 - 07:24
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"AFAIK, this behaviour is common on either CatOS or ASA"


The issue is w/ IOS, not with ASA.

I usually preset myself tftp-server on ASA ;-).

yjdabear Wed, 10/21/2009 - 17:20
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Maybe IOS broadcasts for a TFTP server on the local subnet similar to what it does during the bootup sequence. :D

ibrunello Wed, 10/21/2009 - 23:38
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the proposed tftp server is far, far away.

and it is one of the former ones, we used till 2 years ago.


some "set bootvar" should change the behaviour, but I cannot find any reference.

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