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How to manage files (Copy and Delete) on Dell Networking Force10 switches


This article explains how to manage files (Copy and Delete) on Dell Networking Force10 switches.



Objectives
  1. Copy command
  2. Delete command
  3. Directory command


Copy command

Command Parameters
FTOS# copy flash: Copy from local file system ([flash://]filepath)
FTOS# copy ftp: Copy from remote file system (ftp://userid:password@hostip/filepath)
FTOS# copy running-config Copy from current system configuration
FTOS# copy scp Copy from remote file system (scp://userid:password@hostip/filepath)
FTOS# copy startup-config Copy from startup configuration
FTOS# copy tftp: Copy from remote file system (tftp://hostip/filepath)
FTOS# copy usbflash: Copy from local file system ([usbflash://]filepath)


Example of commonly used commands

FTOS#copy running-config startup-config
File with same name already exist.
Proceed to copy the file [confirm yes/no]: y
!
7395 bytes successfully copied

When you use the copy running-config startup-config command to copy the running configuration (the startup configuration file amended by any configuration changes made since the system was started) to the startup configuration file, Dell Networking OS creates a backup file on the internal flash of the startup configuration.


FTOS#copy tftp://192.168.1.1/file_name flash:
Destination file name [file_name]: file_name


FTOS#copy running-config tftp:
Address or name of remote host []: 192.168.1.1
Destination file name [startup-config]: file_name

Delete command

Command Parameter
FTOS# delete flash: File to be deleted ([flash://]filepath)
FTOS# delete usbflash: File to be deleted ([usbflash://]filepath)


Example of commonly used delete command.


FTOS# delete flash://startup-config

Note: When startup-config is deleted it deletes the older .bak file each time and does not keep multiple running instances of the file.

Directory command

Used to list files stored in flash of the the switch

FTOS# dir
Directory of flash:

1 drwx 4096 Dec 31 1979 19:00:00 -05:00 .
2 drwx 1536 Jul 01 2015 09:15:28 -05:00 ..
3 drwx 4096 Feb 28 2004 19:10:50 -05:00 TRACE_LOG_DIR
4 drwx 4096 Feb 28 2004 19:10:50 -05:00 CORE_DUMP_DIR
5 d--- 4096 Feb 28 2004 19:10:52 -05:00 ADMIN_DIR
6 -rwx 4 Jun 22 2006 19:44:46 -05:00 dhcpBindConflict
7 -rwx 7395 Jul 07 2015 09:23:54 -05:00 startup-config.bak
8 -rwx 5374 Oct 28 2014 22:08:02 -05:00 backup-config
9 -rwx 12801 Nov 26 2006 00:55:24 -05:00 some_file.txt
10 -rwx 313 Nov 26 2006 00:56:44 -05:00 some_file1.txt
11 -rwx 10724 Nov 26 2006 00:58:16 -05:00 some_file2.txt
12 -rwx 7395 Jul 07 2015 14:05:04 -05:00 startup-config
13 -rwx 21989307 Jan 15 2015 17:55:10 -05:00 FTOS-SC-8.3.3.9.bin
14 -rwx 524528 Jan 15 2015 17:55:28 -05:00 u-boot.1.0.0.5.bin
15 drwx 4096 Nov 03 2014 03:32:04 -05:00 CONFIG_TEMPLATE





Article ID: HOW10841

Last Date Modified: 04/28/2017 10:27 AM


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