In an endeavour to make life easy for Cisco device implementors and, Cisco uses the concept of “Aliases” – to save time and keystrokes on repetitive Cisco IOS commands. What Aliases does is to make long commands short by giving them alias or short names. Let’s see how some of the frequently used cisco commands like “show ip route” and “show ip interface brief” can be given a short alias name – “sir” and “sib” respectively. Below examples show how to implement alias to make work easy for Cisco techies –
Now that configuration has been done for the 3 cisco commands and their corresponsing alias names , lets see the output when we run the commands on cisco CLI –
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