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Enter maintenance mode for SAEGW gateways. This makes your gateway inactive for new sessions, but traffic flow and existing sessions will continue uninterrupted. Critical session modify and session delete messages are also allowed in maintenance mode.

When you enter maintenance mode, a duration is set for the maintenance window. The maintenance window can be ended early with a new load control information (LCI) message. If maintenance mode is entered in response to an overload control information (OCI) message, the maintenance window must run for the specified duration in the OCI message.

If the load/overload feature is not enabled, a warning message will be displayed and the command will be rejected.

To enter maintenance mode, enter the following command:

To leave maintenance mode, enter this command:

To end maintenance mode, use the delete command instead of the set command.

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Release Information

Juniper Networks released this statement in Junos OS Release 23.1R1.