Tip of the week 11
Question mark in your Cisco conf
In Cisco CLI, the question mark allow you to obtain a list of command/options.
Router(config)# enable secret ? 0 Specifies an UNENCRYPTED password will follow 5 Specifies an ENCRYPTED secret will follow LINE The UNENCRYPTED (cleartext) 'enable' secret level Set exec level password
But : how to put a question mark in your Cisco description, or in your Cisco password ?
Router(config)# enable secret QuestionMark_(type CTRL + V here)_?
In your descriptions :
Router(config)# int Ge0/1/0 Router(config-if)# description in use _(type CTRL + V here)_?
Actually, if you want to use question mark in your Cisco conf as a normal character, you just have to type Ctrl + V before!
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