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

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Name

activation-character — line

Synopsis

activation-character ascii-number
no activation-character

Configures

The activation character for an idle terminal session

Default

Return character (13)

Description

This command specifies which key initiates a session at an idle terminal. ascii-number is the decimal value of the activation character you wish to set. To disable this command and return to the default, use the no form.

Example

These commands set the activation character for a terminal connected to line 2 to ASCII character 13 (Return or Enter):

Router(config)# line 2
Router(config-line)# activation-character 13

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