JunOS : Change a EX4200 from linecard to routing-engine

By | August 7, 2015

If you have a Ex4200 unit in hand that was pulled out from a virtual chassis stack, configured as linecard (LC), you may want to convert it back to “routing-engine” (RE) for future usage.

I would suggest first to reset the unit to factory default (in CLI mode) :

Apply the change :

Then convert it back to routing-engine with the following command :

Apply the change :

Your EX switch is now ready to be used as standalone or virtual chassis RE.