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Backup of router config and Flash?

I have a 3640 and two 2600's, both running ver 12.?. i need to know how to back up the software images that run on these routers. I know you can do a wr t on the routers to get the config but I need to backup the software running in some way that would allow me to recover if the routers software possibly were corrupted. Is there a known procedure for this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Backup of router config and Flash?

1. Download a TFTP server (there are several free ones available-3com has one, Solarwinds, TFTPD32) and install it on a PC.

2. key in sh ver on your routers and record the flash image name. You'll see something like this in the output:

flash:c6sup22-jsv-mz.121-13.E9.bin

3. At the # prompt on the router key in copy flash: tftp:

4. Follow the prompts. For TFTP server IP, use the IP of your PC. For image name, use the image name obtained from Step 2 above (in the case you would enter c6sup22-jsv-mz.121-13.E9.bin

To backup up your running config file, at the # prompt, key in:

copy running-config tftp:

and follow the prompts...

-HTH

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