We have two Dell PowerConnect 7024 on our site and, for scheduled electrical maintenance; we’ll have to switch them off for a couple of hours. This will be our first time doing this and, in order to prevent any issues, I would like to see, via a console connection, if there are any unsaved changes which are currently applied to the switches which might be lost on a reboot.

What command can I use to see any unsaved changes and, if this is the case, how can I save these changes so that the switches will reboot without incident?

Many thanks!


I haven't used these in stacking mode, but assuming it's the same, you could compare the output of

show running-config


show startup-config

If you're happy with the running config, then

copy running-config startup-config

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