Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?

Navigation
Guide That Contains This Content
[+] Expand All
[-] Collapse All

    Monitoring the Parameters of the Current Console Session

    Purpose

    Display parameters of the current console session.

    Action

    To display parameters of the current console session:

    host1#show terminal
    Length: 25 lines, Width: 80 columns
    data-character-bits: 8 bits per character
    Speed: 9600 bits per second
    dsr-detect disabled
    exec-timeout never
    exec-banner enabled
    motd-banner enabled
    login-timeout 30 seconds

    Meaning

    Table 1 lists the show terminal command output fields.

    Table 1: show terminal Output Fields

    Field Name

    Field Description

    Length

    Number of lines on the screen

    Width

    Number of characters on each line of the screen

    data-character-bits

    Number of bits per character:

    • 7—Setting for the standard ASCII set
    • 8—Setting for the international character set

    Speed

    Speed of the console session

    dsr-detect

    Status of DSR signal detection:

    • enabled—DSR signal must be detected for a user to log in to the console.
    • disabled—DSR signal need not be detected for a user to log in to the console.

    exec-timeout

    Time interval that the terminal waits for expected user input. If there is no time limit, the value is:

    • Never

    exec-banner

    Status for the exec banner: enabled or disabled. This banner is displayed by the CLI after user authentication (if any) and before the first prompt of a CLI session.

    motd-banner

    Status for the MOTD banner: enabled or disabled. This banner is displayed by the CLI when a connection is initiated.

    login-timeout

    Time interval during which the user must log in. If there is no time limit, the value is:

    • Never

    Published: 2014-08-12