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NVRAM issue

It's not quite the right forum but i didn't find a better place to post it.

I have a problem with a Cisco 3725-VPN K9 Router. It has just 56K NVRAM (i already enabled compression) but the config is getting to large for 56K. Is there any possibility to u?grade the NVRAM?

I didn't find anything on the Cisco site.

Thanks,

Andy

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Re: NVRAM issue

Hi Andy,

also have a look at "Managing Configuration Files"

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps1835/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a00800ca73a.html

With Class A Flash file systems you could even store the config in flash (command: boot config ...). I have no document to quickly check availability for the 3725. I am afraid though it is only available on 7x00 and above. You could give it s try though.

Hope this helps! Please rate all posts.

Regards, Martin

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Re: NVRAM issue

Thanks for your comments Martin.

Actually i already thought about storing it on the flash. But since i'm not the only one who is accessing this router i was afraid that not everyone is keep on saving the run to flash.

What happens if somebody simply issues a "wr" command.

Regards,

Andy

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Re: NVRAM issue

This may be a dumb question, but once the config is too large, won't they get an error message?

If so, you could determine if the "boot configuration slot0:" or whatever works, and if it does, turn off the configuration compression feature. Then just issuing a plain wr mem will result in an error, and hopefully a call to you. [smile] Where you can perform the necessary education...

It also occurs to me to wonder if you could alias the WR command to "copy running-config slot0:running-config" or some such. [devious grin]

Just thinking out loud,

John

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