Rebooting a router on schedule

Starting from KeeneticOS 2.12, you can set up an automatic reboot of your Keenetic router at a specified time (by schedule).

NOTE: Important! The operation of the schedule depends directly on the current time set in the router. Ensure that the router has an Internet connection and that the 'Set the time automatically' option in 'General system settings' under 'System settings' is enabled and the time zone is selected correctly. You can see the current time on the Dashboard page in the 'About the system' section.

The scheduled reboot function is configured from the command-line interface (CLI) of the router.

To reboot the router, you need to create a schedule with a duration of 1 minute in the command-line interface.

Here are some examples.

1. Creating a schedule for daily router reboot at 11:57 p.m.

schedule rebootrouter
action start 57 23 *
action stop 58 23 *
exit
system reboot schedule rebootrouter
system configuration save
exit


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2. Creating a schedule to reboot the router once a week (on Mondays) at 03:30 a.m.

schedule rebootrouter
action start 30 3 1
action stop 31 3 1
exit
system reboot schedule rebootrouter
system configuration save
exit


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3. Deactivating the schedule for the router reboot:

no system reboot schedule
system configuration save


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TIP: Note

Syntax of schedule action command:

(config)> schedule action ( start | stop ) ‹ min › ‹ hour › ‹ dow ›

action start — schedule start;
action stop — schedule stop;
min — minutes (integer between 0 and 59);
hour — hours (integer between 0 and 23);
dow — weekday; 0 и 7 — Sunday; * — every day; the days of the week are separated by commas without spaces (for example, action start 0 4 1,2,3,4,5).

Detailed information on command syntax and command-line interface (CLI) can be found in the Reference Guide (you can find it in the Download Center section of your router model page).

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