Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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show system commit

This command lets you review the configurations that are stored on the system and to quickly compare them with each other.

This is very useful for troubleshooting — untended changes to the system configuration are often the cause of the problem.

Example: show system commit

$OS_PROMPT$ show system commit
0 2021-02-26 12:48:24 by configd
1 2021-02-12 12:11:54 by alice
2 2021-02-12 12:11:09 by alice
3 2021-02-05 13:57:03 by alice
4 2021-02-05 13:43:41 by alice
5 2021-02-05 13:41:00 by alice
6 2021-02-05 13:39:45 by alice
7 2021-02-05 11:49:36 by alice
8 2021-02-03 13:26:49 by alice
9 2020-12-02 17:39:24 by alice
10 2020-12-02 16:32:28 by alice
11 2020-12-02 14:42:14 by alice
12 2020-12-02 14:35:01 by alice
13 2020-12-02 14:18:14 by configd
$OS_PROMPT$ show system commit diff 1
[edit interfaces dataplane dp0s5]
-disable

We can see that configuration 1 was the active configuration on February 12th, 2021 and it was committed by the user profile alice.

With diff 1 we're comparing the current system configuration to configuration 1. The output shows that in this comparison the current configuration lacks set interfaces dataplane dp0s5 disable.

Note: For more about this command see Ciena Vyatta Network OS Basic System Configuration Guide.