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transfer router configuration

Hi ,

I have two identical router and want to transfer the configuration from one router to the other, is there anyway I can do that ?

Pls advice. Thanks

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New Member

Re: transfer router configuration

Of course you can. Simply do a show run on the router that you want to copy from, "copy and paste" to the other router.

New Member

Re: transfer router configuration

After copy and paste to a text file, what command should I use to transfer this text file to the other router.

Pls advice.

New Member

Re: transfer router configuration

1#

Mark all text and copy it (ctrl+c / ctrl+ins), then in configure terminal mode (conf-t) and paste(ctrl+v / shift+ins) the file. Check for faulty messages. Save configuration.

2#

You can also copy this running config to a TFTP server. Then you download it to the other router - copy tftp:/name startup-config. Reload and you have the new config installed and saved.

New Member

Re: transfer router configuration

Thanks for your reply, as for the TFTP server method, what file extension should I use.

New Member

Re: transfer router configuration

First copy it from the router you configured.

#copy running-config tftp:

follow the questions.

(name the file what ever you want)

Then copy the config to new second router.

#copy tftp: startup-config

follow the questions.

(put the same name here)

Re: transfer router configuration

For file extension there is none or it does not matter, it is still a binary file eitherway.

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