Cisco like shell.

David Maxwell david at
Wed Apr 6 11:51:06 PDT 2005

On Wed, 06 Apr 2005, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I wonder if any of you know of a project or how to create a type of login shell which will work similar way as the Cisco shell does.
> What I want to create is something which would replace the existing commands and give something like this instead:
> To configure network, you have a main "menu" which can be called "net":
> # net config ip address add address= iface=fxp0
> # net config route add default=
> To show detailed tcp stats for interface called fxp0:
> # net stats show iface=fxp0 proto=tcp details 

There's pkgsrc/net/zebra, which gives you an IOS CLI lookalike

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