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alias

Creates a command alias.

Syntax

alias alias-name alias-value

Parameters
  • alias-name — Enter the name of the alias (up to 20 characters).
  • alias-value — Enter the command to be executed within double quotes. Enter the $ followed by either numbers ranging from 1 to 9 or with an asterisk ( *) and enter the parameters while executing the commands using the alias. Use asterisk (*) to represent any number of parameters.
Default
Not configured
Command Mode

EXEC

CONFIGURATION

Usage Information

Use this command to create a shortcut to long commands along with arguments. Use the numbers 1 to 9 along with the $ to provide input parameters.

The no version of this command deletes an alias.

Example

In the following example, when you enter showint status, note that the text on the CLI changes to show interface status. The alias changes to the actual command that you have specified in the alias definition.

OS10# alias showint "show interface $*"
                                       OS10# showint status
                                       ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                       Port            Description     Status   Speed    Duplex   Mode Vlan Tagged-Vlans
                                       ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                       Eth 1/1/1                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/2                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/3                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/4                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/5                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/6                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/7                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/8                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/9                       up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/10                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/11                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/12                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/13                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/14                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/15                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/16                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/17                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/18                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/19                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/20                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/21                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/22                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/23                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/24                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/25                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/26                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/27                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/28                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/29                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/30                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/31                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       Eth 1/1/32                      up       40G               A    1    -
                                       --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                       
                                    

In the following example, when you enter goint 1/1/1, note that the text on the CLI changes to interface ethernet 1/1/1.

OS10# configure terminal
                                       OS10(config)# alias goint "interface ethernet $1"
                                       OS10(config)# goint 1/1/1
                                       OS10(conf-if-eth1/1/1)#
                                       
                                    
Supported Releases
10.3.0E or later

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