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[EX/QFX/MX] Restarting the MGD process

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Summary:

This article provides information about restarting the management process or daemon (MGD), without having to restart the entire routing engine.

 

Symptoms:

What command should be used to restart the MGD process?

 

Solution:

The command to restart the MGD process is:

> restart management

There are several knobs that can be used at the end of the command:

> restart management ?
Possible completions:
<[Enter]>             Execute this command
gracefully            Gracefully restart the process
immediately           Immediately restart (SIGKILL) the process
soft                  Soft reset (SIGHUP) the process
|                     Pipe through a command
 

Note: The command to restart the MGD process in switching products is the same as above. However, management is a hidden knob in these products.

 

Modification History:

2018-10-31: Article updated to include information about switching products; EX and QFX product categories added

 

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