Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Command Reference
G Commands
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G Commands

gunzip

gzip

G Commands

This chapter describes the basic Cisco NX-OS system commands that begin with G.

gunzip

To uncompress a compressed file, use the gunzip command.

gunzip [ filesystem :] [// server /] [ directory ] filename

 
Syntax Description

filesystem:

(Optional) Name of the file system. Valid values are bootflash, modflash, or volatile.

// server /

(Optional) Name of the server. Valid values are ///, //module-1/, //sup-1/, //sup-active/, or //sup-local/. The double slash (//) is required.

directory

(Optional) Name of a directory. The directory name is case sensitive.

filename

Name of the file to uncompress. The filename is case sensitive.


Note There can be no spaces in the filesystem://server/directory/filename string. Individual elements of this string are separated by colons (:) and slashes (/).


 
Command Default

None

 
Command Modes

EXEC mode

 
Command History

Release
Modification

6.0(2)N1(1)

This command was introduced.

 
Usage Guidelines

The compressed filename must have the.gz extension.

The Cisco NX-OS software uses Lempel-Ziv 1977 (LZ77) coding for compression.

Examples

This example shows how to uncompress a compressed file:

switch# gunzip run_cnfg.cfg.gz
 

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

dir

Displays the directory contents.

gzip

Compresses a file.

gzip

To compress a file, use the gzip command.

gzip [ filesystem :] [// server /] [ directory ] filename

 
Syntax Description

filesystem:

(Optional) Name of the file system. Valid values are bootflash, modflash, or volatile.

// server /

(Optional) Name of the server. Valid values are ///, //module-1/, //sup-1/, //sup-active/, or //sup-local/. The double slash (//) is required.

directory

(Optional) Name of a directory. The directory name is case sensitive.

filename

Name of the file to compress. The filename is case sensitive.


Note There can be no spaces in the filesystem://server/directory/filename string. Individual elements of this string are separated by colons (:) and slashes (/).


 
Command Default

None

 
Command Modes

EXEC mode

 
Command History

Release
Modification

6.0(2)N1(1)

This command was introduced.

 
Usage Guidelines

After you run this command, the named file is replaced with a compressed file that has the.gz extension added to its filename.

The Cisco NX-OS software uses Lempel-Ziv 1977 (LZ77) coding for compression.

Examples

This example shows how to compress a file:

switch# gzip run_cnfg.cfg
 

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

dir

Displays the directory contents.

gunzip

Uncompresses a compressed file.