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Whenever I run show running-config leaf/spine from APIC, I notice that there is a pause which is --More-- at the end of the first page.

What I'm trying to achieve is to disable that so that I can save the config to .txt file.

For example, in Cisco IOS we can always do terminal length 0 to achieve the same. Is there any similar command in Cisco APIC?

I also would like to view the Length setting in the APIC's terminal. In IOS the command is show terminal | include Length

  • This might sound weird, but do you actually write terminal, the full word when using the command? The reason i ask is, that there's a bug on some of the software, where you have to spell it out fully. – user56700 Apr 29 '19 at 8:38
  • @user56700, of course not. LOL. ter len 0 will do instead of terminal length 0 – user11392987 Apr 29 '19 at 11:11
  • Well, if not, then that is your problem. You have to write the full command terminal length 0 for it to work. :-) – user56700 Apr 29 '19 at 11:13
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You have encounter a software bug: CSCva24843

Below is a copy/paste from Cisco Bug Search:

ACI | Shorthand for "terminal length 0" does not work

CSCva24843


Symptom: User enters "term len 0" to disable paging in ACI but still has paging enabled when running a command with large output.

Conditions: User does not spell out "terminal" completely.

Workaround: User must spell out "terminal" completely (e.g. "terminal len 0").

Further Problem Description: None.


Last Modified:

Feb 11,2018

Status:

Fixed

Severity:

4 Minor

Product: (1)

Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)

Support Cases: 1


The command is exactly the same as all other Cisco equipment, this is copy/paste from the complete APIC-EM command line:


terminal

terminal length

Description: Enable or disable pager for command output

Syntax:

length

Terminal length keyword

NUMBER

Terminal pager length (0=Disable pager). Number range from=0 to=511

Command Mode: exec : Exec Mode

Command Path:

# terminal length <NUMBER>

Cisco bug: https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCva24843/?rfs=iqvred

Complete APIC-EM command line: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/datacenter/aci/apic/sw/3-x/cli/nx/cr301/b_APIC_NXOS_CLI_Cmd_Reference_301/b_APIC_NXOS_CLI_Cmd_Reference_301_chapter_010100.html#wp2407208257

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  • Thanks ... what about "Cisco APIC command equivalent to Cisco IOS show terminal | include Length"? – user11392987 May 7 '19 at 8:57

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