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[EX/QFX] How to log in to a member switch of the Virtual Chassis



Article ID: KB16348 KB Last Updated: 27 Feb 2020Version: 2.0

This article provides information on how to log in to the member switch of the Virtual Chassis in EX and QFX Series switches when users encounter the "usr/libexec/ Cannot open "/usr/lib/" error message.



When you log in to a member switch of the Virtual Chassis by using the following command via the CLI:

Switch>request session member <member-id>

root@Switch> request session member 1
--- JUNOS 13.2X51-D25.2 built 2014-07-26 05:43:02 UTC
root@Switch:LC:1% cli
warning: This chassis is operating in a non-master role as part of a virtual-chassis
(VC) system.
warning: Use of interactive commands should be limited to debugging and VC Port
warning: Full CLI access is provided by the Virtual Chassis Master (VC-M) chassis.
warning: The VC-M can be identified through the show virtual-chassis status command
executed at this console.
warning: Please logout and log into the VC-M to use CLI.

You may encounter the following error:

/usr/libexec/ Cannot open "/usr/lib/"

rlogin: connection closed



In this case, the member switch can be accessed by using the following shell command:

root% rlogin –Ji fpc<member-id> 


Modification History:

2020-02-27: Article checked for accuracy; content re-arranged for clarity; article found valid


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