Backup Cisco Configs

Hey Guys,

We have a large amount of cisco switches, and i was wondering is the best way to do a full backup of each switch, and in the event it has a hardware failure and i need to 'import' the config into the new same model switch what is the best way to do so without me having to copy/paste and reconfigure..?
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You can do it manually - just use tftp server with command - "copy run tftp"
Or you can do it automatically by using SNMP with some of the following software - Spectrum, Cisco Prime ...
MacleanSystem EngineerCommented:
If you want an automated solution you could consider looking into Cacti with the RouterConfigs
Cobra25Author Commented:
I don't need automated. The configs don't change.
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Cobra25Author Commented:
Is kron automated? Is it free?
Ian ArakelNetwork Lead: Data and SecurityCommented:
Hi Cobra,

It is free and a script that needs to be entered as per the above link.
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