Management, Switching

Upgrading Cisco switch stack

René Jorissen on December 15, 2010 0 Comments • Tags: #allowfeatureupgrade #archive #downloadsw #ftp #imageonly #overwrite #stack #switch

I always upgrade a switch stack with one single command. Last week I received a call from a customer with the question about the upgrade procedure for a switch stack. The customer wanted to upload the image separately to every single switch. I told him that he could upgrade all switches at once. Since I … Read More


Cisco stack: version mismatch

René Jorissen on December 15, 2010 5 Comments • Tags: #archive #cisco #copysw #mismatch #stack #version

When adding a new switch to an existing stack, the new switch should have the same software image as the existing stack member switches. If the new switch has different software, the switch isn’t capable of joining the stack. Switch/Stack Mac Address : 588d.0918.3100 H/W   Current Switch#  Role   Mac Address     Priority Version  State ———————————————————- *1       … Read More

Configuration Example

Auto Backup Configurations

René Jorissen on July 21, 2008 2 Comments • Tags: #archive #auto #backup #configurations #cron #occurrence

Till recently I didn’t have a decent way to backup configurations from routers and switches without using some kind of management tool, like Cacti or Nagios. I wanted to automatically backup configurations by only using a TFTP or FTP server on a network. I started looking and found the solution by using the archive and … Read More