Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Command Reference
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P Commands

protocol shutdown (OSPF)

P Commands

This chapter describes the Cisco NX-OS Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) commands that begin with P.

protocol shutdown (OSPF)

To shut down an Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) instance, use the protocol shutdown command. To disable this function, use the no form of this command.

protocol shutdown

no protocol shutdown

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

The OSPF instance is enabled by default when configured.

Command Modes

Command HistoryRouter configuration mode
Router VRF configuration mode



This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

Use the protocol shutdown command to disable an instance of OSPF without removing the configuration.

This command requires the LAN Base Services license.


This example shows how to disable OSPF 209:

switch(config) router ospf 209
switch(config-router)# protocol shutdown

Related Commands


show ip ospf

Displays general information about OSPF routing instances.