This section provides information on the operations associated with the
SBC Core system-level CLI mode, including command syntax, parameters and attributes, and command examples. To see available system CLI commands, at the CLI prompt, type
?. A list of available system commands display similar to below:
change-password operation allows you to change the password. It is recommended that you should change the password from the default when you log in for the first time.
Non-Administrator user passwords can be changed once per calendar day. If more than one attempt is made to change non-Administrator passwords, the following error message displays from CLI command line:
"The password cannot be changed by a non Administrator group user more than once a day"
|Minimum password character length||8|
|Minimum number of upper case characters||1|
|Minimum number of lower case characters||1|
|Minimum number of digits||1|
|Minimum number of special characters||1|
|Maximum number of consecutive repeating characters||3|
|Minimum number of differences to the old password||4|
|Number of previous passwords not to repeat using||4|
The new password entered should not be same as user name.
See Managing SBC Core Users and Accounts for additional details.
Use this command to clear command entry history for the current session.
If you issue a
delete command in the system CLI mode or configuration mode, you must perform a
commit for the changes to take effect. A commit is not required for a
In addition, any command that changes the mode or state of an object must be entered and committed separately. The examples under the set command description include the appropriate commit entries.
As a best practice, issue a
commit command after each group of approximately 10
set commands are entered.
The Configure mode lets you create or modify, show, and delete configurable SBC objects. Two modes are available:
- exclusive: Only one exclusive session is possible at a time. Private sessions are allowed during an exclusive session but the private sessions cannot commit their changes. An exclusive session cannot start when a private session is in the process of committing its changes.
- private: Multiple private sessions can occur simultaneously. Changes made in a private session can be committed while other private sessions are open, which updates the current configuration.
configurewith no arguments to select the default private mode.
To configure SBC in private mode:
Up to 16 simultaneous CLI sessions are allowed.
Use this command to display command details.
exit operation allows you to exit from the CLI management session.
help operation is a fast and simple means to learn more about the available commands and correct command syntax.
For more information, refer to Using CLI Help.
quit operation to exit the system CLI management session.
Use this command to re-enable another Linux user's account.
Login User account name Failures The number of failed login attempts for this user Latest failure Date of the latest failed attempt From Location of login attempt
request operation facilitates system-level requests for the following objects:
request addressContext– Objects scoped to a specific IP address domain
request alarms– Alarm Management
request global– Global objects that are applicable Node wide
request message– Send a message to one or all user terminals
request oam– Operations and Maintenance objects
request system– System operations
reset operation allows you to reset the terminal.
The Administrator can use this command to reset the password of another user.
set operation to make system-level settings for the following objects:
Automatically query for mandatory elements when configuring the system. Options:
Enable/disable ‘complete-on-space’ feature. See Space-Completion Functionality for details.
|1-64||Set the level of detail to view in the results when using |
|1-8192||Configure CLI history size. (Default = 100)|
Enable/disable ‘ignore leading whitespace’ feature.
Enable/disable CLI output pagination.
|N/A||Set operational mode prompt.|
|N/A||Set configure mode prompt.|
Configure terminal screen height (length) and width.
Enable/disable displaying default values when using the
Set the terminal type. Options are:
To view IPSP DEFAULT_SIP egressIpAttributes flags settings without and then with accompanying default values (default values are shown after # symbol):
set-path operation is used to set the relative path for 'show' commands for
To view available objects for this command, enter
The command syntax is shown below. To see further details of the following objects and their attributes, see CLI Configure Mode.
show operation is used in the system-level CLI mode to view various details of the following objects:
To display the available command objects, enter
show at the command prompt and then press the Tab key:
The parameter ‘displaylevel’ is available to many of the ‘show’ commands to specify the level of detail to display. For simplicity, it will not always be included in the object descriptions in this topic.
The 'show' command also includes the following extended command options to provide an additional level of detail. These extended command options can be added the end of a normal command using the "|" (vertical bar, or pipe character) separator.
source operation is used to source a file containing CLI commands. This file must be located in the director
top operation is used to exit to the top level. In Edit mode, the
top command takes you to the top-most level of CLI commands from any level.
up operation is used to exit one level of configuration. In
Edit mode, the
up command takes you to one level up.