How to create a ftp user in cisco nexus 5010 switch to archive for autobackup.

Below command is working for normal switches like cisco c3850 but not for Nexus switches. Please advise

#FTP Local User

#FTP Local Password
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I was able to Goole the answer in less time than it took for you to write the question:

Configure the FTP username and password.

CE_2#config terminal
CE_2(config)#ip ftp username cisco
CE_2(config)#ip ftp password cisco123

From Back up and Restore Configuration Files

  • Hi Ron, thanks but that is not working for Nexus switches. It is only working for normal switches like cisco c3850 etc – Sumit kumar May 3 '18 at 9:21
  • Do you need to enable the feature? – Ron Trunk May 3 '18 at 13:16
  • Yes but not sure how to – Sumit kumar May 3 '18 at 15:09
  • Auto backup will require the use of the scheduler: cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/5_x/nx-os/… – Ron Trunk May 3 '18 at 15:28
  • Thanks a lot Ron, can you please help me for CISCO ASA too as "ip ftp username cisco" command not getting recognized for CISCO ASA. Can we use scheduler for ASA as well. – Sumit kumar May 3 '18 at 15:56

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