Vyatta Network OS Documentation

Learn how to install, configure and operate the Vyatta NOS, which helps drive our virtual networking & physical platforms portfolio.

reboot

Reboots the system.

reboot [ at time | cancel | now ]
at time
The time at which the system is scheduled to reboot. Set the date, time, or both directly using one of the following formats:
  • hh:mm
  • MMDDYY
  • “hh:mm MMDDYY”
  • midnight
  • noon

Note that the hour field (hh) uses the 24-hour clock (for example, 3:00 PM is represented as 15 in the hour field).

cancel
Cancels a previously scheduled reboot.
now
Reboots the system without asking for confirmation.

Operational mode

Use this command to reboot the system.

Before the system reboots, a message is broadcast to all logged-in users warning them of the reboot.

Only users with administrative (admin)-level permission can run this command.

The following example shows how to reboot the system.

vyatta@R1:~$ reboot
Proceed with reboot? (Yes/No) [No] y
Broadcast message from root@R1 (tty1) (Mon Jan 21 17:52:37 2008):
The system is going down for reboot NOW!

The following example shows how to reboot the system at the current time on the specific date of December 11, 2009.

vyatta@R1:~$ reboot at 121109
Reload scheduled for at Saturday Dec 12 20:18:00 2009
Proceed with reboot schedule? [confirm] y
Reload scheduled for at Saturday Dec 12 20:18:00 2009

The following example shows how to cancel a scheduled reboot.

vyatta@R1:~$ reboot cancel
Reboot canceled
vyatta@R1:~$