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Cisco 7507 running out of NVRAM

Hi,

I have a Cisco 7507 which is running out of NVRAM, even though the service compress-config has been configured. My question is, can NVRAM memory be upgraded on this platform? If not, what can I do?

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Re: Cisco 7507 running out of NVRAM

Hi -

A couple things you can do.

There used to be a way to get the router to load the config out of flash, but I haven't seen that for quite a while.

The way I would do it is to have the router load the config from a tftp server.

The following discusses a few ways:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios120/12cgcr/fun_c/fcprt2/fccfgfil.htm#xtocid24

Regards,

Clay

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Re: Cisco 7507 running out of NVRAM

Hi, Clay:

Thank you very much.

What you say is correct: some devices allow to change the default location of the configuration file for starting up. This can be done in class A filesystem devices, and I my memory serves me well, 7500s belong to this class. The way to do it is to change the CONFIG_FILE environmental variable and there is a doc explaining how to do it ( something like "Managing Configuration Files" ).

I just wanted to know if NVRAM was fixed or upgradable, and if different RSP engines have different-size NVRAMs ( just out of curiosity... )

Thanks again,

Enrique

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