show ip interface brief command output

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Nov 1st, 2009


I have seen 'show ip interface brief' command output.

For some interfaces 'method' it is showing 'NVRAM' and for some interfaces it is 'Manual'.

What does it mean?



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Joe Clarke Sun, 11/01/2009 - 09:49

NVRAM means that the interface was configured via the startup configuration at boot time. Manual means the interface was configured manually after boot time.

sivakondalarao Sun, 11/01/2009 - 15:33

Hi jclarke,

Thanks for your response. So, if I reload the router it shows 'Method' NVRAM right?



Joe Clarke Sun, 11/01/2009 - 15:40

Yes, provided you don't do any configuration after that (and you've saved some interface config to the startup config).

dsafwan01 Mon, 06/02/2014 - 06:59



what about CONFIG method. what is the difference between that and manual and how can I change it to CONFIG? this is related to the ASA 5585.



Joe Clarke Tue, 06/03/2014 - 07:56

Please start a new thread for your question.  You'll likely want to ask in one of the security spaces to get the ASA experts.


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