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Archive files from the device, copy files to and from the router or switch, calculate the file checksum, compare files, delete a file from the device, list files on the device, rename a file, show file contents, or show the local address to initiate a connection.


archive (Optional)

Archive, and optionally compress, one or multiple local system files as a single file, locally or at a remote location.

checksum (Optional)

Calculate the Message Digest 5 (MD5) checksum of a file.

compare (Optional)

Compare two local files and describe the differences between them in default, context, or unified output styles.

copy (Optional)

Copy files from one place to another on the local device or between the local device and a remote system.

delete (Optional)

Delete a file on the local device.

list (Optional)

Display a list of files on the local device.

rename (Optional)

Rename a file on the local device.

show (Optional)

Display the contents of a file.

source address (Optional)

Specify the source address of the local file.

Required Privilege Level


Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.