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March 25, 2009

Core Knowledge Question of the Day: 25 March 2009

*r=resume  *ri=”show ip route” release
reload     rename         renew                restart
resume     rlogin         rsh

What is true about the commands preceded by asterisks?

Highlight for answer: They are aliases. More specifically, they are exec level aliases. Even more specifically, ‘r’ is one of the IOS Default Command Aliases, while ‘ri’ is a custom alias.



  1. they’re aliases

    *r=resume *rrr=”show runn | sect” release reload
    rename renew restart resume
    rlogin rmdir rsh

    Comment by jdewberr — March 25, 2009 @ 2:38 pm | Reply

  2. … aliases

    Comment by nyr — March 25, 2009 @ 6:53 pm | Reply

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