How to Backup the Programming for the 1841 Series Cisco Router??

Posted on 2007-12-06
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I have a Cisco 1841 Router that i need to backup it's configuration. Mind you i am very new to accessing this router be it html or telnet in which i can do both i just do not know the procedure to do the backup and restore.
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Freya28 earned 250 total points
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the only thng you need to do it do a write memory, then a show running-config, copy and paste that into a text file.  if you ever need to restore the config, you just go back into the CLI command line interface and Paste the config form teh text file..  that is it.
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by:Don Johnston
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Another method would be to setup a TFTP server (or load a TFTP service on your PC) and issue the  "copy run tftp" from the CLI. You'll then be prompted for the IP of the server, and what you want to name the file.
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that is another way.  either way is fine
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http://<routerip>/config then paste it into notepad

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The last comment about pasting the link into notepad. What does that do exactly.
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by:Don Johnston
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Well, you would then have to save the notepad contents as a text file on the PC.

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Thanks alot guys i was able to backup my configuration due to your guys help.

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