How to add "remark" when modifing the named ACL ?

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Oct 29th, 2008

There is a sequence number with named ACL. I can use the sequence number to add new ACL entry in the current ACL.


But I notice it does not allow me to put "remark". We use "remark" in ACL to section the ACl to make it more logically.


Ext Access List configuration commands:

<1-2147483647> Sequence Number

default Set a command to its defaults

deny Specify packets to reject

dynamic Specify a DYNAMIC list of PERMITs or DENYs

evaluate Evaluate an access list

exit Exit from access-list configuration mode

no Negate a command or set its defaults

permit Specify packets to forward

remark Access list entry comment


R1-3640-WAN(config-ext-nacl)#10 ?

deny Specify packets to reject

dynamic Specify a DYNAMIC list of PERMITs or DENYs

evaluate Evaluate an access list

exit Exit from access-list configuration mode

permit Specify packets to forward


See "remark" is not under "sequence". Why ?


Any workaround ?


Thank you in advance.

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ajagadee Wed, 10/29/2008 - 12:26

Hi Xuan,


Yes, you are correct, there is no option for "remark" using the sequence option while editing ACL Entries. This is a known limitation.


The only workaround that I am aware of, which I am sure you already know is to edit the access list via an external editor and remove and re-add the extended access list.


Regards,

Arul


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