Backup & Restore WLC configs

Backup Wireless LAN controller config


In a Cisco switch or Router (running on IOS) taking a configuration backup & restore is very easy task. you can simply backup your router/switch configuration in to flash disk by “copy run flash” CLI command. Below shows CLI command to backup a device config to a file named as “backup-2013-01-25” & store it in flash disk.

#copy running-config flash:backup-2013-01-25

In a situation where you have corrupted configs or due to any other reason if you want to restore a backup config  you can do it very easily. Once you console into the device you can erase start-up config  by “erase startup-config” CLI command & then reload the device. Once it boots up with zero config you can simply upload the backup config by “copy flash:backup-2013-01-25 running-config” & then save the config.

For my CCIEW lab studies I have to load initial configuration…

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