Network OS Administration Guide

Supporting Network OS 6.0.1a

Part Number: 53-1003768-04

Copying a file from a USB device to a switch

Use this procedure to copy a file from a USB device to a switch.

The only supported USB device for this procedure is the Brocade USB device shipped with the switch.
  1. Copy the Python script file to a USB storage device.
  2. Insert the USB device into the switch USB port and enter the usb on command.
  3. In privileged EXEC mode, enter the copy command to copy the Python file from the USB device to the switch flash memory.
    device# copy usb:// flash://
  4. To display a list of files in the switch flash memory, enter the dir command.
    device# dir
    total 24
    drwxr-xr-x   2 root     sys          4096 Mar 26 15:22 .
    drwxr-xr-x   3 root     root         4096 Jan  1  1970 ..
    -rw-r--r--   1 root     root         1051 Mar 24 16:09
    -rw-r--r--   1 root     root          207 Mar 24 16:09
    -rw-r--r--   1 root     sys           557 Mar 26 10:37 defaultconfig.novcs
    -rw-r--r--   1 root     sys           778 Mar 26 10:37 defaultconfig.vcs
    1922789376 bytes total (828317696  bytes free)
  5. To display the contents of a Python file copied into the switch flash memory, enter the show file command.
    device# show file