write mem if running-config and startup-config are different?

Arnold Nipper arnold at nipper.de
Mon May 16 15:05:48 UTC 2005

On 16.05.2005 16:30 Matt Wilson wrote

> Hi-
> We would like to catch and remedy situations where we have altered a 
> switch's running-config, but then forget to write mem (weeks later, 
> the switch reboots due to power outage, and suddenly vlans aren't 
> working, etc).
> Is anyone using rancid to notice that running-config and 
> startup-config are different, and if so, issue a write mem command? 
> (or something else to address such an issue?)  Would you be willing 
> to share what you've done?

Why don't you run "write memory" every time you pick up the config?

Arnold Nipper, AN45

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