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Re: Please help urgently : Xmodem to Catalyst 5500 via terminal [7:96343] posted 01/24/2005
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Hi Dave,

Many many thanks for the very good advice.
It is indeed useful and I don't have to fly there only to load the catOS via
console .. :-)

Cheers-
Tan Ben Liang

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "MADMAN" 
To: 
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2005 11:38 PM
Subject: Re: Please help urgently : Xmodem to Catalyst 5500 via terminal
[7:96303]


> Send em a flash card with the OS on it.  Surely they can type boot
> slot0:osfilename.
>
>    Dave
>
> Tan Ben Liang wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > That's the problem.
> > Our staff on that remote office do not know how to download the catos
via
> > console port and furthermore they don't even know what cisco switch is
> (they
> > are all working in Finance Dept and no IT support).
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Do Anh Tu"
> > To: "Tan Ben Liang"
> > Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 5:49 PM
> > Subject: Re: Please help urgently : Xmodem to Catalyst 5500 via terminal
> > [7:96214]
> >
> >
> >
> >>I think you'can't used the Xmodem, because the Xmodem transfer file
> >>over the Com port on your PC, so you must directly connect your PC to
> >>the Console port of the Catalyst.
> >>
> >>On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 01:23:12 -0500, Tan Ben Liang
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>>Greetings all,
> >>>
> >>>I have a connection as follows:
> >>>
> >>>PC with teraTerm --- Router1 --- Router 2 --- Terminal server --- 
> >
> > Catalyst
> >
> >>>5500
> >>>
> >>>All of sudden, the bootfile of catalyst 5500 on our remote site has
been
> >>>deleted and we need to recover it quickly as our users are complaining
a
> >
> > lot.
> >
> >>>Patching someone to download the CatOS locally is not possible as none
> >
> > of
> >
> >>>them
> >>>know cisco command at all.
> >>>We can't telnet to this catalyst and the only way is to download the
> >
> > catOS
> >
> >>>via
> >>>terminal server (I'm able to telnet to Router 2 and also terminal
server
> >
> > from
> >
> >>>my PC).
> >>>
> >>>My question is can we use Xmodem from my PC using teraterm software or
> >
> > if
> >
> >>>this
> >>>is not possible do you know the best solution for this?
> >>>
> >>>Please advise and many many thanks in advance for your kind help and
> >>>attention.
> >>>
> >>>Cheers-
> >>>Tan Ben Liang
> >>
> >>-- 
> >>============================
> >>Do Anh Tu
> >>
> >>Cisco Networking Academy Instructor
> >>Address: 141 Le Duan Street, Ha Noi
> >>Tel: +84 4 9422727
> >>Handphone: +84 903216560
> >>Email: tuda@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Website: www.hanoictt.com
> -- 
> David Madland
> CCIE# 2016
> Sr. Network Engineer
> Qwest Communications
> 612-664-3367
>
> "Emotion should reflect reason not guide it"




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