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Switching Between Operational Mode and Configuration Mode


When you monitor and configure the SRC software, you may need to switch between operational mode and configuration mode. Topics that describe switching modes include:

Switching to Configuration Mode

To enter configuration mode:

  • Type the configure command or the edit command from the CLI operation mode. For example:

    The CLI prompt changes from user@host> to user@host# and a banner appears to indicate the hierarchy level.

Returning to Operational Mode

You can return to operational mode with or without committing configuration changes. You can enter or exit configuration mode as many times as you wish without committing your changes.

To commit the configuration and exit:

To exit without committing:

If there are changes that have not been committed, the CLI returns a message to that effect:

To return to operational mode from any configuration hierarchy level, such as [edit system services]:

Running Operational Mode Commands from Configuration Mode

To display the output of an operational mode command, such as show, while in configuration mode:

  • Issue the run configuration mode command, then specify the operational mode command.

    For example, to display the SAE configuration and then check whether the SAE is running: