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Cisco Bug: CSCus57661 - 6500 | SSH - Banner Diplays "$(hostname).$(domain)"

Last Modified

Mar 07, 2018

Products (5)

  • Cisco IOS
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Virtual Switching Supervisor Engine 720 with 10GE uplinks
  • Cisco Catalyst 6880-X Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 2T
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720 / MSFC3

Known Affected Releases

15.1(1)SY4.42 15.1(2)SY3

Description (partial)

When trying to SSH into the switch, we see the following - "$(hostname).$(domain)",

xyz@noc:~$ ssh sw.b1


However, when we Telnet in to the switch, it displays correctly - "";,

xyz@noc:~$ telnet sw.b1

The issue was reported by the customer on 

Platform :           Cat6500 (WS-SUP720-3B)
Image :               15.1(2)SY3
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