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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.

change-owner (Optional)

Change owner of file.

change-permission (Optional)

Change permission of file.

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.

Compress (Optional) file compress.
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.

delete-directory (Optional) Delete a directory.
link (Optional) Create link between files.
list (Optional)

Display a list of files on the local device.

make-directory (Optional) Create a new directory.
rename (Optional)

Rename a file on the local device.

routing-instance (Optional) Name of routing instance for host attempt.
show (Optional)

Display the contents of a file.

source-address (Optional)

Specify the source address of the local file.

staging-directory (Optional) Staging directory on Routing Engine.

Required Privilege Level


Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.