The following summary describes only the CLI involved to transfer the configuration and load it on the switch; it is assumed that you know how to modify the configuration file with a text editor. As previously described, to use these commands, use the .xsf file extension, as these steps are not applicable to configurations that use the .cfg file extension.
To work with an ASCII-formatted configuration file, complete the following tasks:
NoteConfiguration files are forward compatible only and not backward compatible. That is, configuration files created in a newer release, such as ExtremeXOS 15.5, might contain commands that do not work properly in an older release, such as ExtremeXOS 15.3.