Cisco IOS keyboard shortcuts

Cisco IOS

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
24 months ago
- Shortcuts
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One character to the left

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or Ctrl + B
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Esc then B

Back one word

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Esc then F

Forward one word

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Ctrl + A

To the beginning of the line

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Ctrl + E

To the end of the line

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Scroll forward through previous commands

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Scroll backwards through previous commands

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Ctrl + P

Previous command

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Ctrl + N

Next command

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Ctrl + L

Reprint the line

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Ctrl + R

Refresh (start a new line, with same command shown)

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⭾ Tab

Command auto-complete

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Ctrl + C

Exit / End config mode

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Ctrl + Z

Apply the command line and exit from config mode (return to previleged EXEC mode)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 6

Break sequence. Use to abort DNS lookups, traceroutes, pings

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Esc then C

Make the letter at the cursor uppercase

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Esc then L

Change the word at the cursor lowercase

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Esc then U

Make the letter from the cursor to the end of the word uppercase

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Del

Delete character to the left of the cursor

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or ⬅ Backspace
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Ctrl + D

Delete character at the cursor

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Ctrl + K

Delete all characters from the cursor to the end of the command line

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Ctrl + U

Delete all characters from the cursor to the beginning of the command line

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or Ctrl + X
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Ctrl + W

Delete word to the left of the cursor

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Esc then D

Delete from cursor to the end of the word

The buffer stores last 10 items deleted by Ctrl + K, Ctrl + U or Ctrl + X.
Buffer is very useful for using complex names in IOS.
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Ctrl + Y

Paste most recent entry in the delete buffer ("Y" is for "Yank" from the buffer)

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Esc then Y

Paste the previous entry in the delete buffer ("Y" is for "Yank" from the buffer)

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Ctrl + T

Transpose mistyped character


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Program information

Program name: Cisco IOS Cisco IOS (System tools)

Cisco IOS (Internetwork Operating System) is a software family used on most Cisco Systems routers and Cisco network switches. IOS is a multitasking operating system that consists of routing, switching, internetworking and telecommunications functions. It is controlled by a command line interface.

Web page: cisco.com/c/en/us/products/ios...

Last update: 27 January 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 81%

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Shortcut count: 30

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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