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What is Command-line Interface (CLI)?

A Command-line Interface (CLI) is a mechanism for interacting with an operating system or software by typing commands to perform specific tasks. This text-only interface contrasts with the use of a mouse pointer with a graphical user interface (GUI) to click on options, or menus on a text user interface (TUI) to select options. CLI is how Infoblox NetMRI logs into devices to gather information and make changes to configurations.


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