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Inventory manager fails to backup EXOS switches configuration with the error: "The following file(s) failed to transfer: nms.xsf"

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TitleInventory manager fails to backup EXOS switches configuration with the error: "The following file(s) failed to transfer: nms.xsf"
Symptoms
  • Error in Inventory Manager: The following file(s) failed to transfer: nms.xsf
  • Telnet/SSH debug shows following:
[com.enterasys.netsight.util.shell.ScriptShell] ScriptShell w.x.y.z return line: Press <SPACE> to continue or <Q> to quit:................................................................................
return line: Slot-1  DILSCSW-002.4 # ftp w.x.y.z -v "VR-Default" -p -l nms.xsf -r /configs/tmp/10_32_10_2/nms.xsf
Environment
NetSight Inventory Manager
Summit
Cause
The telnet/ssh debug indicates a key need to be pressed to continue.  This is taking the first character of the next command and using that causing the command to fail.  In this case changing TFTP to FTP
Resolution
Use the following article to create a new script:

Inventory Manager unable to backup XOS switch

Add  disable clipaging to the start of the Confiuration Upload section of the script:

-----BEGIN SCRIPT "Configuration Upload"----- 
disable clipaging 
save configuration primary 

 
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