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Jul 26 2010   5:35AM GMT

How to enable tcl in a Cisco Router or a Cisco Switch?

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan

In my previous post I was talking about Tool command Language (TCL), since now we are familiar with the evolution of TCL lets proceed a step ahead to see how we can enable TCL in a Cisco Router or a Cisco Catalyst Switch, before trying TCL make sure your using an IOS of release minimum of 12.3(2) T or higher. Here is the example to, I am using a Cisco Catalyst 6506 E Switch with an IOS version of 12.2(33) SXH5.


If the Cisco Router or a Cisco Ctalyst Switch supports the TCL feature you will see the following prompt in your device


In the above example I just demonstrated how to enable the feature in a Cisco Router or a Cisco Catalyst Switch. In order to quit from the tcl mode you can use the “tclq” command as shown below.



In my next post I will try to post few examples for usage of TCL scripts.

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