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Cisco Bug: CSCvu53536 - \n doesn't work as line break character for banner motd using feature template

Last Modified

Sep 16, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco SD-WAN

Known Affected Releases

18.4 18.4.0 18.4.0.1 18.4.1 18.4.2 18.4.3 18.4.302 18.4.303 18.4.4 18.4.5 18.4.6 19.1.0.18.4.1

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Login and motd banner push incorrect line break character (\n). 

when the "\n" character is introduced on the template field, the resulting configuration is "\\n", causing the line break character to be ignored.

Conditions:
Provisioning a vEdge using a device template build from feature banner feature template

Template Configuration:
MOTD Banner \nTest \nTest \nTest

Expected result:
vEdge login: admin
Password: 
Test 
Test 
Test
admin connected from 127.0.0.1 using console on vEdge2
vEdge# 

Given Result:

vEdge login: admin
Password: 
\nTest \nTest \nTest
admin connected from 127.0.0.1 using console on vEdge2
vEdge#
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