Using the Command-Line Interface on the Cisco CMC

Using the Command-Line Interface on the Cisco CMC
Using the Command-Line Interface on the
Cisco CMC
This chapter provides information about using the command-line interface for Cisco Coaxial Media Converter
(CMC).
• Accessing the Cisco CMC Command-Line Interface, page 1
• Understanding Command Modes , page 2
• Using the Interactive Help Feature , page 3
• Using the Command History Feature, page 4
• Understanding CLI Error Messages, page 5
Accessing the Cisco CMC Command-Line Interface
Step 1
Step 2
Open the Cisco CMC lid and connect the console cable from the computer to the Cisco CMC console port. For more
information, see Cisco Remote-PHY Solution Installation and Configuration Guide.
Note
Use a baud rate of
115200.
Log in to the Cisco CMC console using telnet.
What to Do Next
After using the console, disconnect the console cable from the Cisco CMC and close the lid. For more
information, see Cisco Remote-PHY Solution Installation and Configuration Guide.
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Understanding Command Modes
Understanding Command Modes
The CLI command mode structure is hierarchical, and each mode supports a set of specific commands. This
section describes the command modes that exist on the Cisco CMC.
The table below lists the command modes with associated CLI prompts, access and exit methods, and a brief
description of how each mode is used.
Table 1: CLI Command Modes
Command
Mode
Access Method
Prompt
Exit Method
Normal
Log in.
CMC>
Issue the quit
command.
Mode Usage
• Change terminal
settings.
• Display basic
information of the
device.
Tip
Privilege
From the normal
mode, issue the
enable command.
U-Boot
Press Ctrl + C when BOOT>
the Cisco CMC is
rebooting.
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CMC#
All the commands that
are entered in normal
mode can also be used
in privilege mode.
Issue the quit
Display detailed status and
command to return log information of the device.
to the normal mode.
Issue reset
When the Cisco CMC does
command to restart not power up normally, enter
U-Boot mode and download
the Cisco CMC.
a new image on the
Cisco CMC.
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Using the Interactive Help Feature
Using the Interactive Help Feature
The CLI includes an interactive Help feature. The table below describes the purpose of the CLI interactive
Help commands.
Table 2: CLI Interactive Help Commands
Command
Purpose
help
Provides a brief description of the command and its
usage.
?
Provides a brief description of the command and its
usage.
partial command<Tab>
Completes a partial command name (no space
between the command and <Tab>).
The following examples show how to use the help commands:
help
CMC> help
?
CMC# ?
partial command<Tab>
CMC> show sys<Tab> show system
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Using the Command History Feature
Using the Command History Feature
The command history feature saves, in a command history buffer, the commands that you enter during a
session. This command history feature is particularly useful for recalling long or complex commands. After
you return to the Cisco CMC welcome interface, the command history is cleared.
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Understanding CLI Error Messages
Understanding CLI Error Messages
You may encounter some error messages while using the CLI. The table below shows the common CLI error
messages.
Table 3: Common CLI Error Messages
Error Message
Meaning
CLI <name of the command> is not supported
You entered an unsupported command.
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