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dsharma
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Description
This article describes how to enter "?" character in FortiGate CLI.

Scope
"?" is used in FortiGate CLI :

   1) To display brief help during command entry

   2) Press the question mark (?) key at the command prompt to display a list of the commands available and a description of each command.
 
   3) Type a word or part of a word, then press the question mark (?) key to display a list of valid word completions or subsequent words, and to display of each.


Solution
In some cases, like static url filter, where there is need to enter "?" character. Do as follows:

1) Press ctrl-v

2) Type "?" character


Comments
G-Fobasso
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It is worth noting that this only works with putty. Using the FGT's web based CLI will not work because "CTRL+V" on the web CLI is to paste, which is different with putty.

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