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Maintain Reboot Schedule

 

You are here: Administration > Devices > Reboot.

You can schedule reboot or halt the system using options such as reboot Immediately, reboot in, reboot with the system time, or halt immediately.

Note

A halted system can only be accessed from the system console port.

To reboot or halt the system:

  1. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.

    Table 1: Reboot Schedule Maintenance Options

    Field

    Action

    Reboot Immediately

    Select this option to reboot the device immediately.

    Reboot in number of minutes

    Select this option to reboot the device after the specified number of minutes from the current time.

    Reboot when the system time is hour:minute

    Select this option to reboot the device at the absolute time that you specify, on the current day. Select a two-digit hour in 24-hour format and a two-digit minute.

    Halt Immediately

    Note: This option is not available in SRX4600 device.

    Select this option to stop the device immediately. After the software has stopped, you can access the device through the console port only.

    Reboot From Media

    Note: This option is not available in SRX4600 device.

    Choose the boot device from the Reboot From Media list:

    • internal—Reboots from the internal media (default).

    • usb—Reboots from the USB storage device.

    Message

    Type a message to be displayed to the user on the device before the reboot occurs.

  2. Click Schedule.

    Schedules a reboot based on the scheduled configuration.

  3. The J-Web interface requests confirmation to perform the reboot or to halt.

    Click OK to confirm to reboot or alt the system or click Cancel to return to the Reboot page.

    Note
    • If the reboot is scheduled to occur immediately, the device reboots. You cannot access J-Web until the device has restarted and the boot sequence is complete. After the reboot is complete, refresh the browser window to display the J-Web login page.

    • If the reboot is scheduled to occur in the future, the Reboot page displays the time until reboot. You have the option to cancel the request by clicking Cancel Reboot on the J-Web interface Reboot page.

    • If the device is halted, all software processes stop and you can access the device through the console port only. Reboot the device by pressing any key on the keyboard.

    • If you cannot connect to the device through the console port, shut down the device by pressing and holding the power button on the front panel until the POWER LED turns off. After the device has shut down, you can power on the device by pressing the power button again. The POWER LED lights during startup and remains steadily green when the device is operating normally.

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