Xmodem: Copying a software image from the switch to a serially connected PC or UNIX workstation (CLI)

To use this method, the switch must be connected via the serial port to a PC or UNIX workstation.


copy flash xmodem {[<pc] | unix>}

Uses Xmodem to copy a designated configuration file from the switch to a PC or UNIX workstation.


To copy the primary flash image to a serially connected PC:

  1. Execute the following command:
    switch# copy xmodem flash
    Press 'Enter' and start XMODEM on your host...
  2. After you see the above prompt, press [Enter].
  3. Execute the terminal emulator commands to begin the file transfer.