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    Restarting an SRC Module or Component

    In some instances, you may need to restart an SRC module or component. You can restart a component gracefully, immediately, or by sending a hangup signal before restarting the component. Table 1 shows options available for the restart command.

    Table 1: Options to Restart an SRC Module or Component

    Option

    Description

    component

    Name of the module or component to restart.

    gracefully component

    Restart a specified module or component by sending the equivalent of a UNIX SIGTERM signal.

    immediately component

    Immediately restart a module or component by sending the equivalent of a UNIX SIGKILL signal.

    soft component

    Reread and reactivate the configuration without completely restarting a module or component. This option is the equivalent of a UNIX SIGHUP signal; omitting this option is the equivalent of a UNIX SIGTERM (kill) operation.

    To restart a component:

    • In operational mode, enter a restart command.

      For example, to gracefully restart the NIC component:

      user@host> restart gracefully component UMCnic Shutting down the NICHOST server: doneStarting NICHOST: may take a few minutes...

    Published: 2014-12-09