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What command is used to create a backup configuration?

[A]. copy running backup
[B]. copy running-config startup-config
[C]. config mem
[D]. wr mem

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The command to back up the configuration on a router is copy running-config startup-config.

Binit said: (Sep 9, 2012)  
Its saves the running configuration as a startup file. How come backup word come ?

Nikhil said: (Dec 6, 2012)  
To which device and where this command is given to create backup?

Azran said: (Sep 22, 2014)  
So why the command 'copy running-config tftp' is used for creating back up is my question. Is there any difference b/w this command and the answer shown ? please make it clear.

Sirajdeen said: (Jan 25, 2015)  
Then how the command creates the backup? Please explain.

Rajat said: (Nov 22, 2015)  
In some devices "write memory" command does the same.

Sudheer said: (Apr 16, 2016)  
Why this is necessary to create a backup.

Bala said: (Nov 25, 2016)  
Back up is nothing but restore the data or not.

Priyanka Shingote said: (Dec 23, 2016)  
Necessary to create a backup is sometimes our important data may be a loss so with help of config we can configure the back which is running on and with help of this command we can restore it!

Anki said: (Jul 22, 2017)  
copy running -config tftp.

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