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cisco 3600 router config restore

I took a backup of my cisco router and now want to restore the config to another router that has the same interfaces etc... how would i restore the config without merging the config to the new router? I have tried to restore but it appears there is a merge that takes place and i want to completely overwrite my config to be the same as my other cisco router.

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Joris VS

8/22/2022 - Mon
Joris VS

tftp the config to a new file in flash, then copy newfile startup-config then reload ?

If that doesn't work you might have to erase the startup-config before doing that.

thanks for the reply, i am seeing  replace cmmand can do it, but not sure on the exact synatx yet...
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configure replace is ment to put your running config back to the startup config. (like if you would reboot without saving).
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i will need to use this with a tftp server...
Joris VS

Hi, first copy the file from tftp to flash ?

copy tftp flash:oldfile

Then follow the CLI instructions.
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