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Cisco® Field Manual: Catalyst® Switch Configuration by Steve McQuerry, Dave Hucaby

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3-5. File Management and Boot Parameters

  • Cisco operating systems have many files and file systems that require management.

  • File management consists of managing configuration files and operating system files.

  • COS switches do not require you to save configuration changes.

  • File system commands replace many older file management commands.

  • File system commands enable you to view and classify all files, including files on remote servers.

  • File system commands enable you to copy files with complete path information to eliminate the need for system prompting.

  • Cisco platforms support various Flash file system types.

  • When copying various files into Flash memory, it is important to configure the switch to boot the proper file with boot parameters.

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Both COS ...

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