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clear isis overload


Syntax (EX Series Switches and QFX Series)


Reset the IS-IS dynamic overload bit. This command can appear to not work, continuing to display overload after execution. The bit is reset only if the root cause is corrected by configuration remotely or locally.

When other routers detect that the overload bit is set, they do not use this routing device for transit traffic, but they do use it for packets destined to the overloaded routing device’s directly connected networks and IP prefixes.



Reset the IS-IS dynamic overload bit.

instance instance-name

(Optional) Reset the IS-IS dynamic overload bit for the specified routing instance.

logical-system (all | logical-system-name)

(Optional) Perform this operation on all logical systems or on a particular logical system.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

See show isis database for an explanation of output fields.

Sample Output

clear isis overload

The following sample output displays IS-IS database information before and after the clear isis overload command is entered:

Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.