To add a small detail, Catalyst switches that run CatOS have two configuration modes; Binary and Text. By default they operate in binary configuration mode. When you operate in binary configuration mode, most user settings are automatically saved to NVRAM. Text mode typically uses less NVRAM or Flash memory space than binary configuration mode and thus you use text mode if the configuration is too large for storage in binary format in the NVRAM.
Although you must issue the write memory command while you operate in text mode to save the configuration in NVRAM, you can use the "set config mode text auto-save" command in order to automatically save the text configuration in NVRAM.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3. 16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are looking for early feedback from custome...