Non-continuous bulk changes in IOS

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May 20th, 2008

Hey,

I am attempting to make changes on a bunch of IOS switches and wanted to know if there was anyway to make bulk changes to a number of ports if they happen to be non-continuous (eg. 1,5,8 etc.). I do know about the range command but as I understand it that is only applicable to continuous ports.

Thanks a bunch.

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Correct Answer by Amit Singh about 8 years 6 months ago

You can also use the smartport macro feature on the switches. You can make a sample config for the ports that you want to configure and then attach it to the specific ports.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst3750/software/release/12.2_44_se/configuration/guide/swmacro.html#wp1162957

-amit singh

Correct Answer by Cowsika S Dasarathan about 8 years 6 months ago

The below example uses a range command to configure the ports, Fa 1/0/1, Fa1/0/5, Gi 1/0/1 and Gi 1/0/2 which are discontiguous.

Switch(config)#int range fa 1/0/1 , fa 1/0/5 , gi 1/0/1 - 2

More Info:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/12_1t/12_1t4/feature/guide/range.html

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