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Configuration Guide - Basic Configuration

S7700 and S9700 V200R011C10

This document describes methods to use command line interface and to log in to the device, file operations, and system startup configurations.

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Ethernet Submenu

Ethernet Submenu


In the BootLoad menu, you can specify the system software after uploading it to the switch. The size of the system software is hundreds of bytes. Compared with using the serial port, transferring the system software over Ethernet submenu using FTP or TFTP provides much faster transfer speeds.

Before transferring files using the Ethernet submenu, deploy an FTP or TFTP server as the file server and connect the switch to the FTP or TFTP server using the Ethernet port (management interface).

Select 2 from the BootLoad menu to access the Ethernet submenu.
        Ethernet Submenu

     1. Download file to Flash through ethernet interface
     2. Upload Configuration file through ethernet interface
     3. Modify parameters
     4. Return

Enter your choice(1-4): 
Table 11-2  Ethernet submenu



1. Download file to Flash through ethernet interface

Downloads the system software to the flash memory based on information set in 3. Modify parameters.

The flash memory works on the switch and stores startup files including the system software and configuration file. Before upgrading the system software, download the system software to the flash memory.

2. Upload Configuration file through ethernet interface

Uploads the configuration file to the FTP or TFTP server for backup.

3. Modify parameters

Allows you to modify parameters on the Ethernet port. Before uploading files using the Ethernet port, properly set the IP addresses of the main control card and FTP or TFTP server, name of the system software, and user name and password of the FTP or TFTP server.

Enter the preset IP address, user name, and password of the server. Ensure that the MPU IP address can communicate with the FTP or TFTP server address. By default, the IP address of the management interface is The following shows an example:
current board ip:
input new :         //Configure an IP address for the management interface on the MPU.
current netmask:
input new :          //Configure an IP address subnet mask for the management interface on the MPU.
current server ip:
input new :        //Enter the server IP address.
current file name:
input new : S7700V200R011C10.CC         //Enter system software to be loaded.
current user name:
input new : huawei          //Enter the server user name.
current user password:
input new :                //Enter the server password.
current flag:0x0
input new :                //Select the transfer protocol type.

4. Return

Returns to the BootLoad menu.

Updated: 2020-02-04

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