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what is the character limit for banner motd?

New security policy is calling for a long winded message to be displayed

IOS 12.2.8 on all routers, CatOS 7.2.1 on switches

Thanks

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Re: what is the character limit for banner motd?

CAT OS 7.2(1) supports maximum of 3,070 characters, including tabs.

http://cio.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/lan/cat6000/sw_7_2/cmd_ref/ses_sete.htm#21926

Did not find any limitations for IOS..How big will your banner be?

New Member

Re: what is the character limit for banner motd?

It is about a page long. haven't done a char count on it yet. I think I'll be OK with it, Thanks

New Member

Re: what is the character limit for banner motd?

you can have 255 characters per line and the most i've seen you can go is 300 lines.

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