In this scenario I had a router with the same config as a live router . I wanted to configure everything correctly for the customer so they could just replace the current router. To get everything ready I would have to install a license key on the router. As the router could not connect to the Internet I had a few options:
- Enable SCP on the router itself and copy the file from Macbook -> Cisco
- Enable TFTP server on Macbook and transfer file that way.
- Enable SSH on my MacBook and copy file from Cisco.
As I was under a time constraint option 3 seemed to be the quickest;
Firstly we need to enable SSH on the Macbook.
System Preferences -> Sharing -> Click Remote Login -> (optional) You may also have to add a user if you want allow restricted access
Now all we have to do is issue the SCP command from Cisco to grab the file from the Macbook.
Jordansphere-1941#copy scp: flash: Address or name of remote host ? 192.168.1.254 Source username [jordansphere]? Source filename ? Data-PAK.lic Destination filename [Data-PAK.lic] Password: Sending file modes: C0644 1146 Data-Pak.lic ! 1146 bytes copied in 44.440 secs (26 bytes/sec)