Dec 27 2012

Piping TAR datastream over SSH

Use of TAR command over SSH sessions, a good facility to transfer archives securely.

The GNU version of the tar archiving utility (and other old version of tar) can be use through network over ssh session.
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Sep 2 2011

Archive Router’s configuration on Cisco IOS

The Configuration Archive is simple and powerful feature:
every time the router operator requests it (or periodically, if configured), the router stores its current configuration (on an external storage).

The external file names can include router name, configuration date-and-time, as well as a configuration version number. Continue reading