Solved

USING 6509 AS TFTP SERVER AND ALSO UPGRADE FROM THAT SERVER TO OTHER 6500 SWITHCES

Posted on 2012-03-16
7
1,286 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-24
Hi All,

I have been tasked to setup a tftp server on a 6509 switch and also to upgrade one other 6509 from that tftp server.

Please I want someone to run me through how to carry out this two tasks.
Thanks for respond to this request.
0
Comment
Question by:lawrencedada
  • 3
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 37731694
I will have to check.  I don't think that a 6500 can be a tftp server.  It can use a tftp server to get a new IOS loaded or to load a config file.  But I don't think it can be one.

You would have to get the IOS image from the other 6500 on to another computer, setup a tftp server on that computer, then load onto the 2nd 6500.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lawrencedada
ID: 37731893
Thanks giltjr,  I was searching on the internet and came accross this

Configure Cisco Router as a TFTP Server
Router#configure terminal
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z.
Router(config) #tftp-server flash: c3845-advipservicesk9-mz.124-3i.bin
Router(config) #end
Router#

I am confused, does this says tftp server flash AND the image will be c3845-advipservicesk9-mz.124-3i.bin.

How is this going to be loaded into another 3845 switch.
0
 
LVL 46

Assisted Solution

by:Craig Beck
Craig Beck earned 200 total points
ID: 37732499
What you've found describes how you set up the 6500 as a TFTP server, and make the suggested file (flash:c3845-advipservicesk9-mz.124-3i.bin) available for download by TFTP clients, such as the other 6500 switch.

This usually applies to procedures such as upgrading Content Switch Modules, but might actually work to supply a file to an external device via TFTP.  However, I've never done it.  I prefer to have a TFTP server located on a PC or server.
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 37732579
Can you point us to that example?

As craigebeck stated, I have seen that for CSM only.  In fact IIRC it was for 6500's running CatOS. Not IOS, but I've never wanted to use a 6500 as a tftp server.
0
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
giltjr earned 300 total points
ID: 37732674
Did a few searches on my own and found a few references of doing this.  This is what is great about EE, everybody learns.  Now, I doubt if I will ever need this, but at least I now know it can be done.

As for the process.  Well the commands you found is how to setup the 6500 as a tftp server.

How to upgrade the other switch, just follow the normal procedure for upgrading a 6500 from a ftp server.  The process does not change based on the type of sftp server you are getting the image from.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lawrencedada
ID: 37732682
Guys,

Thanks  guys for look at this for me.

could you please have a look at the attached.

My next question is which image is the client router using.
Configuring-Additional-File-Tran.pdf
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:lawrencedada
ID: 37887237
Resolved
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Cisco 3560 switches not seeing VTP V3 12 82
IPv6 and IPv4 Subnetting scheme 4 74
best recommendation for a hardware diagnostic tool 7 110
Failover for DMVPN 3 26
#Citrix #Citrix Netscaler #HTTP Compression #Load Balance
How to set-up an On Demand, IPSec, Site to SIte, VPN from a Draytek Vigor Router to a Cyberoam UTM Appliance. A concise guide to the settings required on both devices
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…

713 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question