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DDNS command problem in CLI with the question mark


I've configured a CISCO857 router for internet access that gets a dynamic public address. To be able to join this router via his public dynamic ip address, i've configured DDNS method with site. Now i can telnet this router with his name without knowing the dynamic IP received. All of this works.

Now my question: i need to configure a lot of those routers with the same parameters (except private addresses, hostname for example). I create a template config and copy/paste it in cli config mode. There is this particular command for ddns:

add <A HREF="javascript:newWin('')"></A>=<h>&myip=<a>

and the problem is that when the question mark is paste in the cli , the router interpret the ? as a help query and the command is not completed.

Is there a trick to have the question mark be interpreted as a character and not as help query since the template created by a notepad ?

PS : i know that when configuring this command directly with the keyboard in the cli, you need to press Ctrl v , but how to manage this with a notepad file ?



Re: DDNS command problem in CLI with the question mark

this is due to the occurance of the bug CSCsh51342.

the workaround is,


1. Insert twice "\" characters than needed if you insist doing it from CLI.

2. Insert flex filter in WBM

3. Pay attention to flex filter configuration after importing running config - fix the flex filters manually from WBM if needed.

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