Enable/Disable Interface in Juniper

Rashmi Bhardwaj | Blog,Config & Troubleshoot

This article helps networking heroes familiar with Cisco configuration and need more understanding on equivalent Juniper command sets.

One such commonly used command in Cisco is Juniper Shutdown Interface or No Shutdown Interface or “Shutdown”/ “No Shutdown” of the physical interface.

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Juniper has the corresponding command to disable/enable interfaces in Junos OS as below –

– To Juniper disable interface:

root@Juniper# set interfaces ge-0/0/1.0 disable  << This is cisco equivalent of “shutdown”

– To Juniper enable interface:

root@Juniper# delete interfaces ge-0/0/1.0 disable  << This is cisco equivalent of “no shutdown”


root@Juniper#show ge-0/0/1.0

root@Juniper# run show interfaces ge-0/0/1.0 terse

To know more about Cisco Juniper Equivalent Commands, please go through our cheatsheet-

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