Refresh and Restart Behaviors

You can Refresh or Restart an IKE Gateway or IPSec Tunnel. The refresh and restart behaviors for an IKE gateway and IPSec tunnel are as follows:
Phase
Refresh
Restart
IKE Gateway (IKE Phase 1)
Updates the onscreen statistics for the selected IKE gateway.
Equivalent to issuing a second show command in the CLI (after an initial show command).
Restarts the selected IKE gateway.
IKEv2: Also restarts any associated child IPSec security associations (SAs).
IKEv1: Does not restart the associated IPSec SAs.
A restart is disruptive to all existing sessions.
Equivalent to issuing a clear, test, show command sequence in the CLI.
IPSec Tunnel (IKE Phase 2)
Updates the onscreen statistics for the selected IPSec tunnel.
Equivalent to issuing a second show command in the CLI (after an initial show command).
Restarts the IPSec tunnel.
A restart is disruptive to all existing sessions.
Equivalent to issuing a clear, test, show command sequence in the CLI.

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