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HP 1820 Management And Configuration Manual: Updating Files

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Table 12-2.TFTP and HTTP Backup File Fields
File Type
Server Address
File Name
Click Begin Transfer begin the backup process. For a TFTP backup, the switch begins the transfer to the
specified location. For an HTTP backup, browse to the location on your network where you want to save the file.

Updating Files

To transfer a file from a remote system to the switch using HTTP or TFTP, click
column. The HTTP Update or TFTP Update page appear.
To update a file using HTTP, configure the following information and click Begin Transfer.
Figure 12-5.HTTP Update File Page
Table 12-3.HTTP Update File Fields
File Type
Select File
Backup and Update Manager
Select the type of file to back up from the switch to a remote system. You can back
up the active or backup image, the system configuration file, the error log in persistent
memory (also referred to as the event log), and the buffered log in RAM.
(TFTP only) Enter the IP address of the TFTP server.
(TFTP only) Enter the path on the server where you want to put the file followed by
the name to be applied to the file as it is saved. This can differ from the actual file
name on the switch.
The path can be 0 to 160 characters and the file name can be 1 to 32 characters.
The file name can have ASCII printable characters, excluding the following:
\, /, :, *, ?, ", <, >, |
Status information on the backup process.
Select the type of file to update:
• Backup Code—Select this option to transfer a new image to the switch. The code
file is stored as the backup image. After updating the backup image, you can use
the Dual Image Configuration page to make it the active image upon the next
: You cannot directly update the active image.
• Configuration—Select this option to update the stored configuration file (startup-
config). If the file has errors, the update will be stopped.
• Public Key Image—Select this option to transfer the public key file used for code
image validation to the switch.
The other file types relate to security settings. For more information, see
SSL Certificates and Encryption Files" on page
Browse to the location on the network where the new file is located and select it.
Maintenance Pages
in either row in the Update


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