Uploading configuration files to an SCP server

To securely upload startup and running configuration files to a secure copy (SCP) server.

  1. Copy a startup configuration file to the SCP server.
    Device#copy startup-config  scp 10.20.1.1 icx-74-startup

    The startup configuration file is uploaded to the SCP server and you are notified when the transfer is complete.

    
    user name:name
    Password:
    Connecting to remote host......
    
    Sending data (8192 bytes per dot)
    .
    
    SCP transfer from device completed
    
    SYSLOG: <14>2014 Apr  1 14:34:16 ICX-74-CC SCP transfer from device completed 
    
    Connection Closed
    
  2. Copy a running configuration file to the SCP server.
    Device#copy running-config  scp 10.20.1.1 icx-74-run