shutdown (OSPF)

To stop an Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) instance without removing the configuration, use the shutdown command. To start a stopped OSPF instance, use the no form of this command.

shutdown

no shutdown

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

No process is stopped.

Command Modes

Router configuration mode
VRF configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification
5.0(3)N1(1)
This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

Entering the shutdown command stops a router process but does not remove any configuration parameters. The shutdown command is displayed in the running configuration file when enabled.

This command requires the LAN Base Services license.

Examples

This example shows how to stop an active OSPF instance:

switch(config)# router ospf firstcompany
switch(config-router)# shutdown
switch(config-router)#

Related Commands

Command
Description
feature ospf
Enables OSPF on the router.
router ospf
Configures an OSPF instance.