CLI Banner Configuration

Use the CLI Banner Configuration page to configure a message that appears before the user prompt as a Pre-login banner. The message configured shows up on Telnet, SSH and Console connections.

To access this page, click System > Management Access > CLI Banner in the navigation menu.

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CLI Banner Configuration Fields

Field Description
CLI Banner Message Text area for creating, viewing, or updating the CLI banner message. To to create the CLI banner message, type the desired message in the text area. If you reach the end of the line, the text wraps to the next line. The line might not wrap at the same location in the CLI. To create a line break in the message, press [Enter]. The line break in the text area will be at the same location in the banner message when viewed through the CLI.
Clear (Button) Clears the CLI banner message from the device. After clicking Clear, you must confirm the action. You can also clear the CLI banner by deleting the text in the CLI Banner Message field and clicking Submit.

If you change any of the parameters, click Submit to apply the changes to the system. If you want the switch to retain the new values across a power cycle, you must save the configuration.