Router: "copy tftp start". Pix: ????

What is the pix version of the router's "copy tftp start" command, to replace the startup-config with a config file stored on a tftp server?

"config net" merges the tftp-stored-config into the running-config ... I don't want to do that.

and "copy tftp flash" is dealing with the IOS image, not the config file, right?

gateguardAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Robing66066Commented:
"write net ipaddress filename" will copy your running config to a tftp server
"copy tftp:file-name startup-config" will copy the filename to your startup config.

0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
gateguardAuthor Commented:
So I can make all my configuration changes "offline", then do the "copy tftp:file-name startup-config" command and then RELOAD?

I assume that in all these commands:

interface ethernet0 auto shutdown
interface ethernet1 auto
interface ethernet2 auto
interface ethernet3 auto
interface ethernet4 auto shutdown
interface ethernet5 auto

I should add the words NO SHUTDOWN for each of the 4 that I don't want to be shutdown.  Right?
0
Robing66066Commented:
As I understand it, the interface line alone will activate the interface.  No shutdown is not used on the PIX.

Check out this page: http://www.informit.com/isapi/product_id~%7B06C11993-D052-4653-BABC-09C6B9213746%7D/content/index.asp

And scroll down to where it talks about the interface command for verification.

Otherwise, yes, you can make your configuration changes offline and sue the copy tftp command to upload them and then reload the PIX to make them take effect.
0
The IT Degree for Career Advancement

Earn your B.S. in Network Operations and Security and become a network and IT security expert. This WGU degree program curriculum was designed with tech-savvy, self-motivated students in mind – allowing you to use your technical expertise, to address real-world business problems.

chicagoanCommented:

clear all
configure net [[server_ip]:[filename]]

BTW:shutdown IS a valid interface argument
0
gateguardAuthor Commented:
This if from your link:

The shutdown parameter administratively shuts down the interface. This parameter performs a very similar function in Cisco IOS Software. However, unlike with IOS, the command no shutdown cannot be used here. To place an interface in an administratively up mode, you reenter the interface command without the shutdown parameter.

thanks
0
Robing66066Commented:
Yup.  That's the line.  So, as I read it, the command 'no shutdown' isn't used and isn't needed.  Just put the line in with the command and you are good to go.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Networking Protocols

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.