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    cSRX Container Management Tasks

    Each cSRX instance is an independent container in Contrail that you can directly manage. You can also monitor basic statistics with the Contrail Monitor.

    This section includes the following topics:

    Powering On the cSRX Container from OpenStack CLI

    To power on the cSRX container from the OpenStack CLI:

    1. From the OpenStack CLI, enter nova list. The list of existing instances appears, including the cSRX container.
    2. Enter nova start<csrx_name>.

    Powering On the cSRX Container from OpenStack Dashboard

    To power on the cSRX container from the OpenStack Dashboard:

    1. From the OpenStack Dashboard, select Compute > Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
    2. Check the cSRX container you want to power on.
    3. From the Actions column, select Start Instance from the list.

    Pausing the cSRX Container from OpenStack CLI

    To pause and resume a cSRX container from the OpenStack CLI:

    1. From the OpenStack CLI, enter nova list. The list of existing instances appears, including the cSRX container.
    2. To pause the cSRX container, select nova pause<csrx_name>.
    3. To resume the cSRX container, select nova unpause<csrx_name>.

    Pausing the cSRX Container from OpenStack Dashboard

    To pause the cSRX container from the OpenStack Dashboard:

    1. From the OpenStack Dashboard, select Compute > Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
    2. Check the cSRX container that you want to pause.
    3. From the Actions column, select Pause Instance from the list.

    Restarting the cSRX Container from OpenStack CLI

    To restart the cSRX container from the OpenStack CLI:

    1. From the OpenStack CLI, enter nova list. The list of existing instances appears, including the cSRX container.
    2. Enter nova reboot<csrx_name> to perform a soft reboot of the cSRX container.

    Restarting the cSRX Container from OpenStack Dashboard

    To restart the cSRX container from the OpenStack Dashboard:

    1. From the OpenStack Dashboard, select Compute > Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
    2. Check the container that you want to reboot.
    3. Select Soft Reboot Instance from the More list to restart the container.

    Deleting the cSRX Container from OpenStack CLI

    To delete the cSRX container from the OpenStack CLI:

    1. From the OpenStack CLI, enter nova list. The list of existing instances appears, including the cSRX container.
    2. Enter nova delete<csrx_name>.

    Deleting the cSRX Container from Contrail

    To delete the container from Contrail:

    1. From the Contrail GUI for your project, select Configure > Services > Service Instances. The list of existing service instances appears.
    2. Select the container that you want to delete.
    3. Click the trash icon on the upper right menu to delete the selected containers.

    Monitoring Basic cSRX Statistics with the Contrail Monitor

    To monitor basic statistics on the cSRX container with the Contrail Monitor:

    1. From the Contrail GUI, select Monitor > Networking>Instances. The list of existing VMs appears.
    2. Expand the row for the cSRX that you want to monitor. The CPU and memory statistics appear.
    3. Select Monitor > Networking > Networks. The list of existing virtual networks appears.
    4. Expand the row for the virtual network that you want to monitor and select Traffic Statistics. The traffic and throughput statistics appear.

    Modified: 2018-01-02