Hi Thomas, I have never done it myself, but CCA is supposed to have this feature to schedule automatic backups of these switches: http://software.cisco.com/download/release.html?mdfid=281010085&softwareid=281161599&release=3.2(3)&relind=AVAILABLE&rellifecycle=&reltype=latest&i=rm
I had previously use Cisco ON100 appliance to do this, but Cisco discounted the product.
The only other way I can think of would be to write a script that would telnet or ssh into the switch send backup to tftp server and schedule the script to run via cron or similar as you said.
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