Monday, March 9, 2015

Playing the IOS "shell" game

Cisco IOS has started to provide  a limit  shell like functions with in the IOS code.  This allows you to use  simple unix shell commands suchs as;  wc, grep, more, tail, sleep,etc....

Here's a few example, but 1st you have to  execute the shell process via your terminal command


terminal shell


How about setting a variable

A simple word count of our config file

More examples;


You have a host of options for deploying the IOS shell in your scripts or day to day uses.

Ken Felix
NSE ( Network Security Expert) and Route/Switching Engineer.
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