run update

run update


Activates a newly installed modular software package.

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or variables.



Usage Guidelines

After you install a modular software package to the active partition, use this command to make the update active. This command causes the ExtremeXOS system to start the newly installed processes contained in the package, without rebooting the switch.

If you installed the package to the inactive partition, you need to reboot the switch to activate the package.


The following command activates any newly installed modular software packages installed on the active partition:

run update


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.0.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.