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help restoring config file to router

Hello,

I am trying to restore a router config file using copy tftp://ipaddress/filename.cfg startup-config and keep getting an error

%error opening tftp://ipaddress/filename (Not enough space)

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Cisco Employee

Re: help restoring config file to router

sure can. Just go into config mode and paste it in. I would do it in chunks so you can see if anything fails and why. But as long as you are using a feature set similar to what you where using you should be ok.

HTH

Anthony

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Cisco Employee

Re: help restoring config file to router

Try copying it into running-config first and then enable "service compress-config" and then "copy running start". My guess is that the file may be too big for NVRAM.

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Beginner

Re: help restoring config file to router

I have tried coping to running-config

I have tried erase startup-config

The config file is only 2K

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Beginner

Re: help restoring config file to router

Anyone have any other ideas?

I really need to restore this router!

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Cisco Employee

Re: help restoring config file to router

Why not just paste it in from notepad into the terminal emulator?

Anthony

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Beginner

Re: help restoring config file to router

can you do paste the entire config?

Cisco Employee

Re: help restoring config file to router

sure can. Just go into config mode and paste it in. I would do it in chunks so you can see if anything fails and why. But as long as you are using a feature set similar to what you where using you should be ok.

HTH

Anthony

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