GENCFG: op 2 (Gencfg Blob) failed

This article describes the syslog message GENCFG: op 2 (Gencfg Blob) failed

This message is informational only and does not indicate an error condition.

When a GENCFG: op 2 (Gencfg Blob) failed event occurs, a message similar to the following is reported:

The messages are informational only and do not impact device performance. The kernel generates this message because it does not have a handler for a certain gencfg blob message. This is because the actual event handler is done elsewhere in Junos.

Perform these steps to determine the cause and resolve the problem (if any):

1. Collect the show command output to help determine the cause of this message.

Capture the output to a file (in case you have to open a technical support case). To do this, configure each SSH client/terminal emulator to log your session.

2. Analyze the show command output. Look for any related events that occurred at or just before the GENCFG: op 2 (Gencfg Blob) failed message.

If the message occurs sporadically, or as part of a commit being done, this is normal and the message can safely be ignored. Otherwise, continue with the next step.

3. During a maintenance window, as it will impact transit traffic, try rebooting the router.

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