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[ScreenOS] Uploading a configuration file via the CLI



Article ID: KB4196 KB Last Updated: 24 May 2019Version: 11.0
This article provides information on how to load a saved configuration file to the firewall via CLI
How to load a saved configuration file to the firewall via CLI.

To upload a saved configuration file to the firewall via CLI, perform the following procedure:

  1. Open the CLI. For information on how to open the CLI, go to: KB4082 - Accessing the Command Line Interface Using Telnet.
  2. Enter the following command:
    save config from tftp <tftp_server_ip> <config_filename> to flash

    For example:  save config from tftp config.txt to flash  
  3. After successfully uploading the config to the flash you will have to manually reboot the device.

Saving and uploading/downloading the configuration file is also documented in the following technical documentation:  

For the WebUI procedure, refer to KB4171 - Uploading a Configuration from the WebUI.

Modification History:
2019-05-22: Content reviewed for accuracy.  Added Note to manually reset the firewall to apply the configuration

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