To schedule bulk maintenance for port and interface components using a text file:

  1. Open a text editor.

  2. Create a file with the format:

    ClassName InstanceName startdate startTime enddate endTime SystemName
    # This is the input file for bulk maintenance for ports and interfaces
    # Ports to be scheduled for maintence are
    Port abc 08-05-2009 16:00 08-05-2009 19:00 router1 
  3. Save and exit the file.

  4. Upload the file into the server.

    “Loading the bulk maintenance text tileâ€� on page 129 provides detailed information for uploading the text file to the server.