Cisco switch backup utility

You can download my simple telnet based Cisco switch configuration backup utility from the link below.
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Download :

Perl source : Simple Cisco switch telnet backup utility (1.9 KiB)

Pre-compiled Win32 executable : Simple Cisco switch telnet backup utility (executable) (463.0 KiB)

Usage :

When running the script without parameters, you’ll get the following “usage” information :

 Cisco switch config backup utility
 Written by Peter Van Eeckhoutte
 Version 1.0
 (c) 2009

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The script has 3 mandatory parameters :

  • the name (full path) of the file that contains the host names or IP address of the switches to backup. (only one entry per line)
  • the IP address of your tftp server
  • the enable password

You can add 2 more optional parameters :

  • a telnet password (in case the telnet password is different than the enable password)
  • a telnet username (in case a telnet username is required)

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