Vyatta Network OS Documentation

Learn how to install, configure and operate the Vyatta NOS, which helps drive our virtual networking & physical platforms portfolio.

Viewing long output (“more”)

If the information being displayed is too long for your screen, the screen indicates a line number where the information breaks.

The Linux operating system provides several commands for controlling information in a “more” display; the following table shows a few important ones. Refer to Linux documentation for additional control of “more” displays.

Table 1. Commands for viewing long output
To do this Press this

Exit “more”

q

Scroll down one whole screen

<Space>

Scroll up one whole screen

b

Scroll down one line

<Enter>

Scroll up one line

<Up Arrow>

Show system configuration

Entering show in configuration mode displays information that you have explicitly set. Entering show -all displays information that you have set plus all default information.

Enter configuration mode and enter show -all at the command prompt. The full default system and the “more” prompt are displayed. (Some lines have been removed from the example to save space.)

vyatta@vyatta:~$configure
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vyatta@vyatta# show -all
...
interfaces {
     dataplane dp0p160p1 {
         address 10.1.17.201/24
         mtu 1500
     }
     loopback lo {
     }
...

Exit from a “more” display

Within the “more” display, enter q. You are returned to the command prompt.

	dataplane dp0p1p4{
		address 192.168.1.85/24
		duplex auto
		hw-id 00:14:bf:5a:84:f9
		speed auto
	}
: q
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vyatta@vyatta#