restart vm

restart vm vm_name {forceful | graceful}


Restarts (reboots) a virtual machine (VM).

Syntax Description

vm Virtual machine.
vm_name Specifies the VM to restart.
forceful Forcefully terminates the VM.
graceful Gracefully shuts down the VM if possible (default).


By default, the VM is gracefully shut down before restarting, if possible.

Usage Guidelines



The following example restarts the VM "testvm" gracefully:

restart vm testvm gracefully


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.4.

Platform Availability

This command is available on all platforms that support the Integrated Application Hosting (IAH) feature and have a Core or Premier license installed. For a list of platforms that support the IAH feature and for information about licenses, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements .