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set cli timestamp



Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

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


Set a timestamp for CLI output.


format timestamp-formatSet the date and time format for the timestamp. The timestamp format you specify can include the following placeholders in any order:
  • %m—Two-digit month

  • %d—Two-digit date

  • %T—Six-digit hour, minute, and seconds

disableRemove the timestamp from the CLI.

A timestamp is displayed by default when no command output is generated.

Required Privilege Level


List of Sample Output

set cli timestamp

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Sample Output

set cli timestamp

user@host> set cli timestamp format '%m-%d-%T'