Filtering for ?

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Aug 2nd, 2010

I am trying to filter the command "show ip bgp" to include only routes learned through redistribution so I have tried to filter based on routes that contain a path of ?. My question is: how do you filter for the question mark without it displaying a help command? Is there a wildcard that will ignore the ? as a help indicator and interpret it as text?

Correct Answer by Jon Marshall about 6 years 7 months ago

vancamt76 wrote:


I am trying to filter the command "show ip bgp" to include only routes learned through redistribution so I have tried to filter based on routes that contain a path of ?. My question is: how do you filter for the question mark without it displaying a help command? Is there a wildcard that will ignore the ? as a help indicator and interpret it as text?


It's a number of keystrokes ie. "sh ip bgp | include" followed by


1) a backslash (to make the ? literal text)

2) ctrl-v ie. the control key + the v key pressed at the same time

3) then the question mark


Jon

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Jon Marshall Tue, 08/03/2010 - 05:06

vancamt76 wrote:


I am trying to filter the command "show ip bgp" to include only routes learned through redistribution so I have tried to filter based on routes that contain a path of ?. My question is: how do you filter for the question mark without it displaying a help command? Is there a wildcard that will ignore the ? as a help indicator and interpret it as text?


It's a number of keystrokes ie. "sh ip bgp | include" followed by


1) a backslash (to make the ? literal text)

2) ctrl-v ie. the control key + the v key pressed at the same time

3) then the question mark


Jon

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