Cisco Standard Break Key Combinations

Components Used

This document is not restricted to specific software and hardware versions.

The information in this document was created from the devices in a specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you understand the potential impact of any command.

SoftwarePlatformOperating SystemTry This
HyperterminalIBM
Compatible
Windows XPCtrl-Break
HyperterminalIBM
Compatible
Windows 2000Ctrl-Break
HyperterminalIBM
Compatible
Windows 98Ctrl-Break
Hyperterminal (version 595160)IBM
Compatible
Windows 95Ctrl-F6-Break
KermitSun WorkstationUNIXCtrl-\l
Ctrl-\b
MicroPhone ProIBM
Compatible
WindowsCtrl-Break
MinicomIBM
Compatible
LinuxCtrl-a f
ProComm PlusIBM
Compatible
DOS or WindowsAlt-b
SecureCRTIBM
Compatible
WindowsCtrl-Break
TelixIBM
Compatible
DOSCtrl-End
TelnetN/AN/ACtrl-], then type
send brk
Telnet to CiscoIBM
Compatible
N/ACtrl-]
TeratermIBM
Compatible
WindowsAlt-b
TerminalIBM
Compatible
WindowsBreak
Ctrl-Break
TipSun WorkstationUNIXCtrl-], then Break or Ctrl-c
~#
VT 100 EmulationData GeneralN/AF16
Windows NTIBM
Compatible
WindowsBreak-F5
Shift-F5
Shift-6 Shift-4 Shift-b (^$B)
Z-TERMINALMacAppleCommand-b
N/ABreak-Out BoxN/AConnect pin 2 (X- mit) to +V for half a second
Cisco to aux portN/AControl-Shift-6, then b
IBM
Compatible
N/ACtrl-Break

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