CiSCO Device configuration backup using TFTP Services

How to take backup of CISCO router / switch configuration using TFTP Server, CiSCO Device configuration backup

 Step 1 

 Download tftp server on your PC from –

Step 2 

Install TFTP –  Configure Root Directory and other settings …

see below :- 

Set root Directory to C Drive or any other location where you want to save config backup – 

TFTP Server root directory
TFTP Server root directory

CiSCO Device configuration backup

 CiSCO Device configuration backup
CiSCO Device configuration backup

CiSCO Device configuration backup

 Step 3 
Enable telnet service on your PC and open command prompt –
type command -> telnet CISCO-device-IP
> give admin password
> go to “en” 
type – >copy running-config tftp
give your TFTP IP ( where it is installed) >10.20.1.X
type file name> cisco-backup

CiSCO Device configuration backup done- See below  ( you can open tftp server same time and see its status as below) See below – All the above command in a single window- 

backup cisco config using tftp server and telnet command
How to take Cisco device Config file backup using telent and tftp server
Now you should go to your tftp server root directory and check file….

You can also visit CISCO website for more information and different ways to take backup and restore CISCO config files at –

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