Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


set cli complete-on-space



Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Set the command-line interface (CLI) to complete a partial command entry when you type a space or a tab. This is the default behavior of the CLI.


offTurn off command completion.
onAllow either a space or a tab to be used for command completion.

Required Privilege Level


List of Sample Output

set cli complete-on-space

Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

set cli complete-on-space

In the following example, pressing the Spacebar changes the partial command entry from com to complete-on-space. The example shows how adding the keyword off at the end of the command disables command completion.

user@host> set cli com<Space>user@host>set cli complete-on-space off