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request software activate

request software activate—Activate a software image on the local Viptela device (on vEdge routers and vSmart controllers only).

Starting in Release 15.4, this command replaces the reboot other-boot-partition command.

Command Syntax

request software activate software-image [clean] [now]

Options

Activate Immediately
now
Activate the specified software image immediately, with no prompt asking you to confirm that you want to activate.
Clear All Existing Configuration and Related Files
clean
Activate the specified software image, but do not associate the existing configuration file, and do not associates any files that store information about the device history, such as log and trace files, with the newly activated software image.
Software Image Name
software-image
Name of the software image to activate on the device.

Output Fields

The output fields are self-explanatory.

Example Output

Activate a software image:

vEdge# request software activate 15.3.3 
This will reboot the node with the activated version.
Are you sure you want to proceed? [yes,NO]

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 15.3.3 for vEdge 100 routers only.
In Release 15.4, this command is supported on all routers and on vSmart controllers. It replaces the reboot other-boot-partition command.

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