speed

To configure the transmit and receive speed for the console port, use the speed command. To revert to the default, use the no form of this command.

speed speed

no speed speed

Syntax Description

speed
Speed in bits per second. Valid speeds are 300, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, or 115200.

Command Default

The default console port speed is 9600 bits per second.

Command Modes

Terminal line configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification
4.0(0)N1(1a)
This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

You can configure the console port only from a session on the console port.

Examples

This example shows how to configure the speed for the console port:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# line console
switch(config-console)# speed 57600
 

This example shows how to revert to the default speed for the console port:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# line console
switch(config-console)# no speed 57600
 

Related Commands

Command
Description
line console
Enters the console terminal configuration mode.
show running-config
Displays the running configuration.