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Cisco SDWAN: vManage Operational Commands information

vManage Operational Commands information

we are going to talk about some of the operational commands used in the vManage in order to perform the actions on the vEdge/cEdge devices. These are important commands in order to troubleshoot the basic problems in your network. These can be act as troubleshooting commands or the process in your network.

Login to the vManage 

Fig 1.1- Login Screen

Now, Go to the below Operation commands in your vManage portal 


Fig 1.2- Operational Commands

Reset Interfaces

Use the Interface Reset command to shut down and then restart an interface on a device in a single operation without having to modify the device's configuration.

Fig 1.3- Operational Commands (Reset Interface)

1. From the Cisco vManage menu, choose Tools > Operational Commands. 

2. For the desired template, click … and choose Reset Interface. 

3. In the Interface Reset dialog box, choose the desired interface. 

4. Click Reset.

Make Your Device Invalid

You can make your device invalid should your device go beyond its target location. 

Fig 1.4- Operational Commands (Invalidate Device)

1. From the Cisco SD-WAN menu, choose Tools > Operational Commands. 

2. For the desired device, click … and choose Make Device Invalid. 

3. Confirm that you want to make the device invalid and click OK.

Stop Data Traffic

You can stop data traffic to your device should your device exceed its target location. 

Fig 1.5- Operational Commands (Stop Data Traffic)

1. From the Cisco SD-WAN menu, choose Tools > Operational Commands. 

2. For the desired device, click … and choose Stop Traffic. 

3. Confirm that you want to stop data traffic to your device and click OK.

Perform a Factory Reset

Now with this command, you can do the device to factory reset

Fig 1.6- Operational Commands (Factory Reset)

1. From the Cisco SD-WAN menu, choose Tools > Operational Commands. 

2. For the desired device, click … and choose Factory Reset. 

3. Choose one of the following options: 

• Retain License: Wipes all the device settings and partitions except for licenses. Retain License is a sub option to the factory-reset option. 

• Full Wipe factory-reset: Wipes all the device settings and partitions.

Generate Admin-Tech Files

You can perform any of the following operations after the admin-tech file is generated: 

Fig 1.7- Operational Commands (Admin Tech Generate)

• View the list of the generated admin-tech files. 

• Copy the selected admin-tech files from your device to Cisco vManage. 

• Download the selected admin-tech files to your local device. • Delete the selected admin-tech files from Cisco vManage, the device, or both.

1. From the Cisco vManage menu, choose Tools > Operational Commands. 

2. For the desired device, click . . . and choose View Admin Tech List. A tar file appears that contains the admin-tech contents of the device that you selected earlier. This file has a name similar to ip-address-hostname-20220901-022420-admin-tech.tar.gz, where the numeric fields are the date and the time. You can view the list of the generated admin-tech files and decide which files that you want to copy to Cisco vManage. 

3. Click the Copy icon to copy the admin-tech file from the device to Cisco vManage. A hint appears letting you know that the file is being copied from the device to Cisco vManage. 

4. After the file is copied from the device to Cisco vManage, you can click the Download icon to download the file to your local device. You can view the admin-tech file size after the file is copied to Cisco vManage. 

5. After the admin-tech file is successfully copied to Cisco vManage, you can click the Delete icon and choose which files to delete from Cisco vManage, the device, or both


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