Schedule a reboot to Controller via CLI

In this post we will see to schedule reboot to wlc.

Schedule a reboot Time for WLC via CLI. This is really a good option on CLI to reboot WLC at specific time.

Let’s see the configuration guide.

What are the options on WLC CLI to reset:

(WLC1) >reset system ?
 at             Reset the system at a specified time.
 in             Reset the system after a specified delay.
 cancel         Cancel a scheduled reset.
 notify-time    Configures trap generation prior to scheduled resets.
(WLC1) >

RESET SYSTEM AT:

Specify a date and time for the devices to reboot by entering this command: This command allows us to enter a specific date and time to reboot controller.

*** The swap operand in the reset command will result in the swapping of the primary and backup images on both the controller and the access point.

(WLC1) >reset system at 2014-07-11 18:00:00 image no-swap reset-aps save-config
 System reset is scheduled for Jul 11 18:00:00 2014.
 Current local time and date is Jul 11 09:10:19 2014.
 A trap will be generated 10 minutes before each scheduled system reset.
 Use 'reset system cancel' to cancel the reset.
 Configuration will be saved before the system reset.
 (WLC1) >

RESET SYSTEM IN:

Specify the amount of time delay before the devices reboot by entering this command: This command allows us to enter a specific time to reboot controller.

(WLC1) >reset system in 18:00:00 image  no-swap reset-aps save-config
 System reset is scheduled for Jul 12 03:10:59 2014.
 Current local time and date is Jul 11 09:10:59 2014.
 A trap will be generated 10 minutes before each scheduled system reset.
 Use 'reset system cancel' to cancel the reset.
 Configuration will be saved before the system reset.
(WLC1) >

RESET SYSTEM NOTIFY-TIME :

Set up an SNMP trap message that announces the upcoming reset by entering this command: After configuring this command, controller sends the announcement trap the configured number of minutes before the reset.

(WLC1) >reset system notify-time 10
 A trap will be generated 10 minutes before each scheduled system reset.
(WLC1) >

RESET SYSTEM CANCEL:

Cancel the scheduled reboot by entering this command: We scheduled a system reset and need to cancel it then we just need to apply the reset system cancel command.

(WLC1) >reset system cancel
 Scheduled reset cancelled.
(WLC1) >

SHOW RESET:

Use show reset command to display scheduled resets.

(WLC1) >show reset
 System reset is scheduled for Jul 12 03:11:51 2014.
 Current local time and date is Jul 11 09:11:53 2014.
 A trap will be generated 10 minutes before each scheduled system reset.
 Use 'reset system cancel' to cancel the reset.
 Configuration will be saved before the system reset.
(WLC1) >
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