HOW TO BACKUP ROUTER CONFIGURATION TO TFTP SERVER

If you wish to back up the router configuration using the TFTP server, you need to set up the TFTP server first. You can download your desired TFTP software such as 3CDeamon, SolarWinds TFTP Server, TFTPD32, or WinAgents that suits your operating system. If you wish to install 3CDaemon and back up the router configuration using the TFTP server on your computer, follow the below-mentioned how to backup router configuration to TFTP server steps.

  • STEP : 1On your computer, download the TFTP software from the official site.
  • STEP : 2After downloading the software, navigate to the Downloads folder and open the installer file.
  • STEP : 3Read the EULAand accept it by clicking the Yes by using how to backup router configuration to TFTP server guide.
  • STEP : 4On the Choose Destination Location screen, click the Browsebutton and select the location for saving the file.
  • STEP : 5Click Nextand select the program folder from the drop-down list.
  • STEP : 6Click the Next button followed by OKto complete the setup.
  • STEP : 7Next, launch the TFTP software on your computer.
  • STEP : 8In the 3cDaemon window, click theConfigure TFTP Server icon available at the left-side panel.
  • STEP : 9Ensure that you have selected the TFTP Server.
  • STEP : 10Select the “Allow overwrite of existing files” checkbox.
  • STEP : 11Specify the Upload/Downloaddirectory and click the OK and proceed with how to backup router configuration to TFTP server guide.
  • STEP : 12This procedure will be similar to other TFTP
  • STEP : 13Now, connect the router to the computer for backing up the router configuration.
  • STEP : 14Log in to your router and enter the password of your router in the User Access Verification
  • STEP : 15Type the “enable” command and press the Enter
  • STEP : 16Type the “copy st” command and hit the Enter
  • STEP : 17Type the “copy startup-config tftp” and hit Enter.
  • STEP : 18 Next, type the IP address of the router and press Enter.
  • STEP : 19You can identify the IP address of the router from the label located at the backside of the router.
  • STEP : 20Otherwise, identify it on the connected computer.
  • STEP : 21Enter the destination file name you have created previously on your computer and press the Enter 
  • STEP : 22 Now, the router configuration backup using the TFTP server is completed successfully.
  • STEP : 23By completing how to backup router configuration to TFTP server guide, You can check the backup file in the destination folder.