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request system reboot (Junos OS with Upgraded FreeBSD)

 

Syntax

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1 for MX240, MX480, MX960, MX2010, and MX2020 routers and EX9200 switches.

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1X53-D30 for QFX5200 switches.

Description

Reboot the software.

Options

noneReboot the software immediately.
at time(Optional) Time at which to reboot the software, specified in one of the following ways:
  • now—Stop or reboot the software immediately. This is the default.

  • +minutes—Number of minutes from now to reboot the software.

  • yymmddhhmm—Absolute time at which to reboot the software, specified as year, month, day, hour, and minute. Omitting a value will default to the current date for that value.

  • hh:mm—Absolute time on the current day at which to stop the software, specified in 24-hour time.

both-routing-engines(Optional) Reboot both Routing Engines at the same time.
in minutes(Optional) Number of minutes from now to reboot the software. This option is an alias for the at +minutes option.
junos(Optional) Reboot from the junos volume.
message "text"(Optional) Message to display to all system users before stopping or rebooting the software.
network(Optional) Reboot from the network.
oam(Optional) Reboot from the oam volume.
other-routing-engine(Optional) Reboot the other Routing Engine from which the command is issued. For example, if you issue the command from the master Routing Engine, the backup Routing Engine is rebooted. Similarly, if you issue the command from the backup Routing Engine, the master Routing Engine is rebooted.
usb(Optional) Reboot from the USB device.

Additional Information

Reboot requests are recorded in the system log files, which you can view with the show log command (see show log). Also, the names of any running processes that are scheduled to be shut down are changed. You can view the process names with the show system processes command (see show system processes).

Note

To reboot a router or switch that has two Routing Engines, reboot the backup Routing Engine (if you have upgraded it) first, and then reboot the master Routing Engine.

Required Privilege Level

maintenance

List of Sample Output

request system reboot

request system reboot (at 2300)

request system reboot (in 2 Hours)

request system reboot (Immediately)

request system reboot (at 1:20 AM)

Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

request system reboot

user@host> request system reboot

request system reboot (at 2300)

user@host> request system reboot at 2300 message “Maintenance time!”

request system reboot (in 2 Hours)

user@host> request system reboot at +120 user@host> request system reboot in 120 user@host> request system reboot at 19:00

request system reboot (Immediately)

user@host> request system reboot at now

request system reboot (at 1:20 AM)

user@host> request system reboot at 06060120