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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

flowcontrol — line

Synopsis

flowcontrol {none | software [lock] [in | out] | hardware [in | out]}
no flowcontrol {none | software [lock] [in | out] | hardware [in | out]}

Configures

Flow control for a line

Default

No flow control

Description

This command defines the serial flow control between the router and the device connected to a serial line.

none

No flow control.

software

Sets to software flow control.

lock

Makes it impossible to turn off flow control.

hardware

Sets to hardware flow control.

If neither in nor out are specified, flow control is assumed to be in both directions, i.e., the router accepts and sends flow control.

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