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Command completion symbols and nodes

In configuration mode, the CLI displays symbols next to nodes in the completion help text. These indicate the node type.

Table 1. Symbols and node typesSymbols that you may see in command completion help text, and the node types that they indicate.
Symbol Node type



Non-leaf node


Tag node (multiple non-leaf nodes)

Example: Node symbols in command completion help text

This example shows the node symbols next to possible completions for a particular command.

user@system# set interfaces dataplane dp0p0p1<Tab>
Possible Completions:
   <Enter>             Execute the current command
+  address             IP address
 > bridge-group        Add this interface to a bridge group
   description         Description
 > dhcpv6-options      DHCPv6 options
   disable             Disable interface
   disable-link-detect Ignore link state changes
 > firewall            Firewall options
 > flow-monitoring     Flow-Monitoring configuration for interface
 > ip                  <No help text available>
 > ipv6                IPv6 parameters
   log_martians        Enable the logging of bogus packets
   mac                 Media Access Control (MAC) address
   mtu                 Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU)
 > policy              PBR Options
   qos-policy          Qos policy for interface
   sflow               Enable/Disable sflow for interface
+> vif                 Virtual Interface (VIF) ID
 > vrrp                Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
 > xconnect            Specify the parameters for cross-connect