Cisco Command Cheat Sheet

Revised April 16, 2005


Keep these facts in mind ...


Commonly used "show" commands (when specifying [options], don't include the [brackets]):


At the "---More---" prompt:



On-line Help:


Line editing:


Control keys - Press and hold the <Ctrl> key, and then press the specified letter key (while still holding the <Ctrl> key):


Escape sequences - Press and release the <Esc> key, then press the letter key:


"Copy" commands (used to backup and restore configs and IOS):

Other useful commands (when specifying [options], don't include the [brackets]):


Useful terms: