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The user recieves the message Non-volatile configuration memory is being accessed

Core Issue

This issue occurs when more than one user attempts to access NVRAM.


To resolve this issue, perform these steps:

  1. To check for other users accessing the router, issue the show line or show users command.        
  2. To clear the user, issue the clear line command. vty0

For more information and an example, refer to Problems Caused by Simultaneous Access to Router NVRAM.

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Last update:
‎06-22-2009 05:38 PM
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Issue "Show Users" command to see all the users accessing the router

Clear/Kill the user, issue "clear line vty 0" [Identify the user based on the Location(IP) ]