The CLI can be used as a programmable management interface. To facilitate
this function, any characters entered after the <!> character are treated as a
comment and ignored by the CLI. Also, the CLI allows the user to disable
CLI Command Notation Conventions
When entering commands there are certain command-entry notations which
apply to all commands. Table 2-3 describes these conventions as they are used
in syntax definitions.
Table 2-3. CLI Command Notation Conventions
Interface Naming Conventions
The conventions for naming interfaces in CLI commands are as follows:
The gigabit Ethernet and ten-gigabit Ethernet ports are identified in the CLI
by the variable
In a command line, square brackets indicate an optional entry.
In a command line inclusive brackets indicate a selection of
compulsory parameters separated by the
must be selected. For example: flowcontrol
means that for the flowcontrol command either auto, on or off
must be selected.
Indicates a variable.
Any individual key on the keyboard.
Any combination of keys pressed simultaneously on the keyboard.
Indicates system messages and prompts appearing on the
Indicates a literal parameter, entered into the command as it is.
character. One option
Using the CLI