History Size Command on CISCO Router/Switch

Command

History Size

Use

Sets the number of previous commands stored in the session history. These commands can be viewed by pressing the up arrow key.

Syntax

Router(config-line)#history size <0-256>

Example

In the example below the history size is set for the vty.

R2#conf t
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z.
R2(config)#line vty 0 4
R2(config-line)#history size 15

Here the running config for the vty is shown with the newly set history size.

R2(config-line)#do show run | sec vty
line vty 0 4
privilege level 15
no login
history size 15
transport input telnet ssh

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