Copy tftp start Command on CISCO Router/Switch

Command

Copy TFTP Startup-config

Use

This command lets you copy a configuration that has been backed up on a TFTP server to your startup configuration.

Syntax

Router#copy tftp startup-config

Example

In the below example, a backed up configuration is copied to the startup config on the router.

2611XM#copy tftp start
Address or name of remote host [10.10.2.13]?
Source filename [2611xm-confg]?
Destination filename [startup-config]?
Accessing tftp://10.10.2.13/2611xm-confg…
Loading 2611xm-confg from 10.10.2.13 (via FastEthernet0/0): !
[OK – 9789 bytes]
[OK]
9789 bytes copied in 9.949 secs (984 bytes/sec)
2611XM#

Below is a screenshot of the TFTP server sending the configuration. Some of the errors shown below are normal. As long as the transfer completes, the startup config will be copied over.


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