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request system firmware upgrade



Use this command to upgrade firmware on a system.



Upgrade FPC ROM monitor.

  • bcm-pfe—(Optional) Upgrade BCM PFE chip.

  • slot slot-number—(Optional) Upgrade a particular FPC slot.


(Junos OS only) Upgrade PIC firmware.


Upgrade power supply module firmware.

  • slot slot-number—(Optional) Upgrade a particular power supply module.


Upgrade baseboard BIOS/FPGA. There is an active BIOS image and a backup BIOS image.

  • bios—(Optional) Upgrade BIOS.

  • fpga—(Optional) Upgrade baseboard FPGA.

  • i210—(Optional) Upgrade baseboard i210 GbE NIC.

  • i40nvm—(Optional) Upgrade baseboard i40.

    Starting in Junos OS Release 19.3R1, you can upgrade the i40e NVM firmware on routers with VM Host support.

  • ssd—(Optional) Upgrade Routing Engine solid-state drive (SSD) firmware.

    • disk1—Upgrade SSD disk1 firmware.

    • disk2—Upgrade SSD disk2 firmware.

    Starting in Junos OS Release 17.2R1, you can upgrade the SSD firmware on routers with the VM Host support.

  • xmcfpga—(Optional) Upgrade XMC FPGA.

vcpu—Upgrade VCPU ROM monitor.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

request system firmware upgrade

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 10.2.