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request system zeroize (FIPS)


request system zeroize


Remove all configuration information on the Routing Engines hypervisor and reset all key values. The command removes all data files, including customized configuration and log files, by unlinking the files from their directories. The command removes all user-created files from the system including all plain-text passwords, secrets, and private keys for SSH, local encryption, local authentication, IPsec, RADIUS, TACACS+, and SNMP. This command reboots the device and sets it to the factory default configuration. After the reboot, you cannot access the device through the management Ethernet interface. Log in through the console as root and start the Junos OS CLI by typing cli at the prompt.


Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

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

Sample Output

request system zeroize (FIPS)

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 20.3R3 for NFX Series.