You can create up
to ten checkpoint copies.
You cannot apply
the checkpoint file of one switch into another switch.
file names must be 75 characters or less.
You cannot start a
checkpoint filename with the word system.
You can start a
checkpoint filename with the word auto.
You can name a
checkpoint file summary or any abbreviation of the word summary.
When FCoE is
enabled, the checkpoint and configuration rollback functionality are disabled.
Only one user can
perform a checkpoint, rollback, or copy the running configuration to the
startup configuration at the same time.
After you enter
reload command, checkpoints are deleted. You can use
the clear checkpoint database command to clear out all checkpoint files.
are created on bootflash, differences with the running-system configuration
cannot be performed before performing the rollback, and the system reports “No
local to a switch.
are created using the
checkpoint_name commands are present upon a switchover
for all switches.
A rollback to
files on bootflash is supported only on files that are created using the
checkpoint_name command and not on any other type of
must be unique. You cannot overwrite previously saved checkpoints with the same
Checkpoints are not supported post upgrade or downgrade.
The Cisco NX-OS
commands may differ from the Cisco IOS commands.