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show system auto-snapshot



This command displays automatic snapshot status information.


This command has no options.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 describes the output fields for the show system auto-snapshot command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show system auto-snapshot status Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Auto-snapshot configuration

Status of the configuration:

  • Enabled—If the system reboots from the alternate partition, the automatic snapshot feature automatically takes a snapshot of the alternate partition and copies it onto the primary partition.

  • Disabled—The system does not automatically take a snapshot of the alternate partition. You must use the manual snapshot command, request system snapshot, to take a snapshot of one partition and copy it onto the other.

Auto-snapshot state

Status of the automatic snapshot procedure:

  • Completed—The automatic snapshot procedure has completed copying the alternate partition to the primary partition and the alarm has been cleared.

  • Disabled—The automatic snapshot procedure is inactive.

  • In progress—The automatic snapshot procedure is in progress. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete, depending upon disk size.

Sample Output

show system auto-snapshot

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 12.3.