Cisco Nexus 1010 Command Reference, Release 4.2(1)SP1(3)
B Commands
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B Commands

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B Commands

bandwidth (interface)

banner motd

boot auto-copy


B Commands


This chapter describes the Cisco Nexus 1010 commands that begin with the letter B.

bandwidth (interface)

To set the inherited and received bandwidth for an interface, use the bandwidth command. To restore the default value, use the no form of this command.

bandwidth {kbps}

no bandwidth {kbps}

Syntax Description

kbps

Intended bandwidth, in kilobits per second. Valid values are 1 to 10000000.


Defaults

1000000 kbps

Command Modes

Interface configuration (config-if)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SP1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

The bandwidth command sets an informational parameter to communicate only the current bandwidth to the higher-level protocols; you cannot adjust the actual bandwidth of an interface using this command.


Note This is a routing parameter only. It does not affect the physical interface.


Examples

This example shows how to configure the bandwidth 30000 kbps:

n1010(config-if)# bandwidth 30000

Related Commands

Command
Description

show interface

Displays the interface configuration information.


banner motd

To configure a message of the day (MOTD) banner, use the banner motd command.

banner motd [delimiting-character message delimiting-character]

no banner motd [delimiting-character message delimiting-character]

Syntax Description

delimiting-character

(Optional) Character used to signal the beginning and end of the message text, for example, in the following message, the delimiting character is #.

#Testing the MOTD#

message

Specifies the banner message, restricted to 40 lines with a maximum of 80 characters in each line.


Defaults

"User Access Verification" is the default message of the day.

Command Modes

Configuration (config)

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SP1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

The MOTD banner is displayed on the terminal before the login prompt whenever you log in.

The message is restricted to 40 lines and 80 characters per line.

To create a multiple-line MOTD banner, press Enter before typing the delimiting character to start a new line. You can enter up to 40 lines of text.

Follow these guidelines when choosing your delimiting character:

Do not use the delimiting-character in the message string.

Do not use " and % as delimiters.

Examples

This example shows how to configure and then display a banner message with the text, "Testing the MOTD."

n1010# config terminal
n1010(config)# banner motd #Testing the MOTD#
n1010(config)# show banner motd
Testing the MOTD


This example shows how to configure and then display a multiple-line MOTD banner:

n1010(config)# banner motd #Welcome to authorized users.
> Unauthorized access prohibited.#
n1010(config)# show banner motd
Welcome to authorized users.
Unauthorized access prohibited.


This example shows how to revert to the default MOTD banner:

n1010# config terminal
n1010(config)# no banner motd
n1010(config)# show banner motd
User Access Verification

Related Commands

Command
Description

show banner motd

Displays the MOTD banner.


boot auto-copy

To enable automatic copying of boot image files to the standby VSM, use the boot auto-copy command. To disable automatic copying, use the no form of this command.

boot auto-copy

no boot auto-copy

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Defaults

Enabled

Command Modes

Global configuration (config)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SP1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

When automatic copying of image files is enabled, the Cisco NX-OS software copies the image files referred to by the boot variable to the standby VSM. These image files must be present in local memory on the active VSM. For kickstart and system boot variables, only those image files that are configured for the standby VSM are copied.

Examples

This example shows how to enable automatic copying of boot image files to the standby VSM:

n1010# configure terminal
n1010(config)# boot auto-copy
Auto-copy administratively enabled

Related Commands

Command
Description

copy

Copies files.

show boot

Displays boot variable configuration information.