Cisco

Cisco %Error opening ftp://x.x.x.x (Incorrect Login/Password)

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Problem

When attempting to copy file via FTP to a Cisco Switch you see the following error

cisco-3850#copy ftp flash     
Address or name of remote host [10.10.10.10]? 10.10.10.10
Source filename [cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin]? 
Destination filename [cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin]? 
Accessing ftp://10.10.10.10/cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin...
%Error opening ftp://10.10.10.10/cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin (Incorrect Login/Password)

Solution


Configure FTP username and password on the switch.

cisco-3850(config)#ip ftp username myuser                        
cisco-3850(config)#ip ftp password cisco123                 
cisco-3850(config)#exit
cisco-3850#copy ftp flash
Address or name of remote host [10.10.10.10]? 
Source filename [cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin]? 
Destination filename [cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin]? 
Accessing ftp://10.10.10.10/cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin...
Loading cat3k_caa-universalk9.16.09.05.SPA.bin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[OK - 450283034/4096 bytes]

450283034 bytes copied in 939.039 secs (479515 bytes/sec)

Thanks for reading

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Written by
Suresh Vinasiththamby
I'm very excited to start blogging and share with you insights about my favourite Networking, Cloud and Automation topics. Simple guy with simple taste and lots of love for Networking and Automation.
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