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I briefly configured branch router Cisco 2911 and saved config.

Unfortunately - after rerun Cisco needs "copy startup-config running-config" to read configuration (I really need this - for example to get up interface GigabitEthernet0/0).

How I can save my configuration as the permanently one and auto started?

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Answer is here - registry… """In this example, the configuration register shows 0x2142. The router bypasses the startup configuration stored in NVRAM during its boot sequence. This feature is normally used during a password recovery procedure.""" So, the correct answer is to change registry. – bluszcz Jan 11 '11 at 14:12
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As told by bluszcz in the comment to your question, please take a look to Configuration register value in the output of show version It should be set to 0x2102 which you can do with the config-register 0x2102 command

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copy startup-config running-config

does not replace the current running-config with the startup-config, but merges both into a running-config...

If you need to replace your current-config (e.g. rollback configuration-mistakes), you need to reboot the device or use "configure replace".


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If I'm understanding what it is you're asking, you need to execute a "copy run start" to save your running configuration to the startup configuration.

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No, this one doesn't work. I still have to read manually my config. – bluszcz Jan 11 '11 at 13:35
@bluszcz Ok, I'm lost. "copy run start" is the correct way to save a config. Then when you issue a "reload" or the device is power cycled the config you saved is the config used on boot. – JamesBarnett Jan 11 '11 at 13:58
Answer is here - registry… – bluszcz Jan 11 '11 at 14:07

How I can save my configuration as the permanently one and auto started?

copy running-config startup-config

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I will check in 1-2 hour and post result - I think that I saved it in this way before, but maybe I was wrong – bluszcz Jan 11 '11 at 12:06

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