How do I backup\restore configuration on a PIX 506 using tftp server

I need to copy the running config of our PIX 506 to our tftp server so I have a backup of the configuration I also need to know how to restore the configuration from a tftp server

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Ian PriceIT ManagerAsked:
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
see my website here

http://www.petenetlive.com/Tech/Firewalls/Cisco/backuprestore.htm

however on a v6 firewall which you have, when you restore a config it MERGES is with the config on the firewall it DOES NOT  replace it
to get round that put the following command at the top of the "backed up" config.

clear config all
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Ian PriceIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Hi Pete.

I followed the instruction on your web site but got a FAILEd message.

You site mentioned that port 69 need to be open  ?

How do I check and how do I open it ?

Thanks

Ian

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PugglewuggleCommented:
Yes, port 69 UDP incoming needs to be open on the computer you're running the TFTP server on.
Also, make sure you're on the same network (LAN segment) because TFTP is a broadcast protocol and generally won't work between routers and will never work over VPN.
Cheers! Let me know if you have any questions!
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Ian PriceIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Hi..

Its on the same lan segment how do I open port 69 on the pix ?
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
should be open by default  - -does the machine in question have a windows/or other vendors firewall enabled? or does it have multiple network cards?
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Ian PriceIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Pete

Got it to work by using computer a different and TFTP server

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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
good news :) what did you use?
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
-and thanQ
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
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