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Cisco Bug: CSCsy89677 - "% Ambiguous command" returned in the TCLSH for all commands

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Jan 24, 2017

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  • Cisco IOS

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1) TCL shell is entered by issuing the "tclsh" command
2) any kind of command is pushed
3) after the first time Enter is pressed nothing is displayed. Just a blank line.
4) After pressing Enter again, the following output is displayed:
% Ambiguous command:  <COMMAND WHICH WAS ENTERED>
5) nevertheless, the TCL command is successful


Tacacs enabled and "aaa authorization config-commands" in the device configuration. If the command is removed it doesn't happen
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