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Image upgrade for 2811-Error SWIM5004

Hi ,

While doing the image repository of the 2811 routers I am receiving the below error, these errors only appearing when I am doing image upgrade/repository for 2811 routers only.

We cannot use the snmp write due to company policy. If any other solution exist then please advise me.

"SWIM1125: Failed to copy the image to Flash due to the reason - SWIM5004: Cannot initiate SNMP-set operation.

The SNMP Write Community String might be wrong.

Check whether the correct SNMP Write Community String is entered in Device and Credential Repository..

Retry the operation. If the problem persists, check the Bug Toolkit application for any known issues on the running image version.

We are using SNMP v3 and have checked the SNMP settings ,it is ok.

We have also verified that the TFTP service is working properly on the Ciscoworks server.

I am using




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Re: Image upgrade for 2811-Error SWIM5004

If you cannot use SNMP write access, you will not be able to use SWIM to upgrade this 2811 using TFTP.  In order to upgrade the 2800s, RME will perform an SNMP Set of the CISCO-FLASH-MIB to trigger a copy of the image from the RME server to the router.  You can use SCP instead in which case the device will be the server.  In order to do this, you need to have SSH configured on the device, and the user configured in DCR must be allowed to login to the device with enable level access.

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