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On Cisco router how to copy all of flash?

Posted on 2009-05-04
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On a router I have a bunch of files and directories and files in various directories.  I want to copy the entire file structure - out to a my laptop or other system.  I am not local to the router so I can't just pull the flash and put it into a flash reader.  Any advice?
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by:Miele102
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Try a TFTP client. Solarwinds has a freeware version which works fine with a cisco.
With the TFTP client you connect to the router and the you can copy all files and directories to your laptop.

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Always have in mind that solarwinds tftp freeware is limited to 30MB maximum size which meay be not enough to copy large IOS
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Here's what I found.  I can tar the files and directories into a tarball and use the archive command in IOS to unpack it in flash.  This way only one file needs to be uploaded.
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