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Saving config catalyst 4912g - copy run config startup config not supported


Newbie to command line IOS.   I am trying to save a configuration change in an older switch.  However, the copy "running-config to startup-config" doesn't seemed to work or supported on a Catalyst4912G.  The bootstrap version is 5.1(2).  Hardware Version: 1.0  Model: WS-C5505 

Does anyone have suggestions?

Under copy help are the following chocies?


Usage: copy file-id <tftp | rcp | flash | file-id | config>

       copy <tftp | rcp > <flash | file-id | config>

       copy flash <tftp | rcp | file-id | config>

       copy config <flash | file-id | tftp |rcp> [all]

       file-id has the format of [[m/]device:][filename]

       (example of file-id : slot0:new_image, 1/bootflash:old_image)

4912G> (enable)


Thanks in advance


Re: Saving config catalyst 4912g - copy run config startup confi


this looks like CatOS.

Unlike IOS, there is only one config-file in CatOS. Changes are saved immediately and persist if you reboot the switch.



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Re: Saving config catalyst 4912g - copy run config startup confi

Yes that is the ancient Catos belongs to the original Catalyst switches .. In this case the ws-c5500 series modular chassis. Edit : WS-C4912G is a fixed 1.5 ru switch has the same supervisor build in inside i guess ... Same Catos dough

In the default binairy config mode there is no need to save config. All you type is saved automatically . When using text mode you can perform a write mem

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