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request system software validate (Junos OS Evolved)



Use this command to validate the candidate software package against the current configuration of the node. The configuration check does not change the current software or the file system.

You can use the request system software validate command before using the request system software add restart command to determine if you can upgrade to the new image with an application restart or with a reboot.



Name of the software bundle or package to test.


(Optional) Verify the new software configuration compatibility. When you issue the command with this option, the output lists those services that might be restarted.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

When you enter this command, the system provides feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

request system software validate /var/tmp/package-name

Release Information

restart option added in Junos OS Evolved Release 18.3R1.