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Automatically backup switch/router config *newbie*

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I need a way to backup router and switch configurations, preferably automatically but I am not against manually doing it either.  


I am rather new to switches/routers so be gentle lol.  I know enough to be dangerous as they say.  

Also I would like to avoid spending money if at all possible!  Thanks !
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Ernie BeekSenior infrastructure engineer
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Commented:
Have a look at Kiwi CatTools. If you can find an older version I'ts free with a max of ten devices.
The newer 'free' version only can have one device.
I'm using three instances of it ;)
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you can use kron if your IOS support it:

Backup on FTP config example:
ip ftp source-interface loopback 0
ip ftp username ftp_username
ip ftp password ftp_password
file prompt quiet
!
kron policy-list backup
cli copy running-config ftp://10.20.30.40
!
kron occurrence daily-backup at 0:30 recurring
policy-list backup

http://safarsafarov.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/automate-backup-with-cisco-ios-kron/

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