Cisco switches and location of html files

Posted on 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I have a Cisco 2960 running the cisco web interface.  I know if you want to use the web interface, you get the tar file, run the archive cmd to expand it and then you are good.  My question is, on this switch, I cannot seem to find the html directory that has the files for the web interface.  The only two files systems with data on them is flash: and nvram:.  I do not see it in flash: and I cannot see the contents of nvram:.

Any ideas ?
Question by:Elemental12
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    Expert Comment

    There should be an html directory in the root of flash:. If there isn't, try reextracting the tar file. You should see the bin file extracted and then the contents of the html directory.

    Author Comment

    my dir flash: shows:
    Directory of flash:/

        2  drwx         192   Mar 1 1993 00:10:00 +00:00  c2960-lanbasek9-mz.122-50.SE5
      557  -rwx         107   Mar 1 1993 00:10:00 +00:00  info
      558  -rwx        2120   Mar 1 1993 00:05:09 +00:00  config.text.renamed
      559  -rwx           5   Mar 1 1993 00:05:09 +00:00  private-config.text.renamed
      560  -rwx        3096   Aug 9 1993 22:15:37 +00:00  multiple-fs
      561  -rwx         156   Mar 1 1993 00:37:17 +00:00  express_setup.debug
      562  -rwx        9102   Aug 9 1993 22:15:37 +00:00  config.text
      563  -rwx        1914   Aug 9 1993 22:15:37 +00:00  private-config.text
      564  -rwx         676   Mar 1 1993 00:00:39 +00:00  vlan.dat

    but if I do a dir flash:/c2960-lanbasek9-mz.122-50.SE5/html it shows the contents.... so are the contents stuck in the image and only extracted as needed ?
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    Accepted Solution

    The first line is a directory.

    drwx         192   Mar 1 1993 00:10:00 +00:00  c2960-lanbasek9-mz.122-50.SE5

    Type 'cd c2960-lanbasek9-mz.122-50.SE5', then 'dir'. You should see the html directory and bin file in there.

    Author Closing Comment

    ahhh, I see.  That also explains why my system image file name was so long !


    because that is a directory, not just an image file name.  Thank you so much.

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