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Copy IOS to switch in Rommon mode

I think I know the answer to this problem, but I figured I will make sure. I have a 3550 switch that was replaced at a remote site with no IOS. Let me state this 1st since I read about 2hours of posts. This is a switch not a router so tftpdnld does not work.

Switch: IP_ADDRESS=192.168.2.10

switch: IP_SUBNET_MASK=255.255.255.0

switch: TFTP_SERVER=192.168.2.107

switch: TFTP_FILE=c3550-ipservicesk9-mz.122-44.SE6.bin

switch: tftpdnld

Unknown cmd: tftpdnld

I set my variables and just tried to copy the file

copy tftp://192.168.2.107/c3550-ipservicesk9-mz.122-44.SE6.bin flash:c3550-ipservicesk9-mz.122-44.SE6.bin

tftp://192.168.2.107/c3550-ipservicesk9-mz.122-44.SE6.bin: permission denied

The problem is the switches interface never comes up so try to connect to the tftp server. I read on google it can't be done on a switch to copy from tftp to flash in rommon mode on a switch and to use XMODEM. My problem is I do not have access to it, I ssh into a 3640 which is an access server for all devices and that is how I have console to it, if any one has suggestions on how to use XMODEM over ssh please let me know.

But I'm fairly certain that there has to be a way to just copy it from tftp? I have a 3550 local and when I put it in rommon mode it stops the port check at port, port 1 goes from green when you plug it in to off then port 2 changes to amber and the rest green. So just by the look of this I would believe tftp would work; you just need to use port 1.

Any Help is very much appreciated thanks.

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Copy IOS to switch in Rommon mode

Unfortunately for you Google is right this time.

Have a read through this article

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps628/products_tech_note09186a0080169696.shtml

Eugen

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