hidden [dangerous|default|deprecated|from-cli|from-gui|from-xml|guru| internal|support|unconditional|unreleased]

Mode: Configuration Mode


hidden commands are not visible to users. It can be applied to both objects or attributes (for simplicity, only object will be used henceforth). The object needs to be spelled out completely for it to be configured, and auto-completion does not show the object or attribute as a valid option. Once the object is spelled out, however, auto-completion does work for any other subordinate object.

One or more reason needs to be specified for the hidden object. The reasons are additive. Valid reason values are

Currently, all the hidden conditions except from-xml hide the entity from the CLI.


        object newbo {
            hidden internal;
            help "Newbo section";

        object newbie {
            help "Newbie section";


        user@router# set new?
        Possible completions:
        > newbie               Newbie section
        user@router# set newbo ?
        Possible completions:
        <[Enter]>            Execute this command
        |                    Pipe through a command
        user@router# set newbo    

        user@router# show 
        version "8.1I0 [user]";


See also:

Reference (to programmers guide/style guide):

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