eject memorycard

eject memorycard


Ensures that the compact flash card or USB 2.0 storage device can be safely removed from the switch.

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or variables.



Usage Guidelines

After the switch writes to a compact flash card or USB 2.0 storage device, and before you can view the contents on the device, you must ensure it is safe to remove the device from the switch. Use the eject memorycard command to prepare the device for removal. After you issue the eject memorycard command, you can manually remove the device.

If you have configured the configure debug core-dumps command to write files to the device that you are trying to eject, you are reminded to select another location to write the bebug files to:
Note: The destination of debug core dump is still configured to memorycard.
If a memory card will not be present, it is recommended to use
"configure debug core-dumps" to change the core dump destination.

For more information about removing a compact flash card or USB 2.0 storage device, refer to the hardware documentation.

To access and read the data on the card, use a PC with appropriate hardware such as a compact flash reader/writer and follow the manufacturer‘s instructions to access the compact flash card and read the data.


The following command prepares a compact flash card or USB 2.0 storage device to be removed from the switch:

eject memorycard


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.1.

Support for USB 2.0 storage devices was added in ExtremeXOS 12.5.3.

Platform Availability

This command is available on the Summit X450-G2, X460-G2, X670-G2, X770, and ExtremeSwitching X440-G2, X620, X690, X870 series switches.