Hidden Command to support 3rd-Party Transceivers for Cisco

service unsupported-transceiver
Why considered hidden? Because you won’t see it in the command.
Sample output:
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1#ser?
service
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1#service ?
  redundancy  Service Director related commands.
Applying:
Cisco IOS-XE
Router1(config)#service unsupported-transceiver
Warning: When Cisco determines that a fault or defect can be traced to
the use of third-party transceivers installed by a customer or reseller,
then, at Cisco’s discretion, Cisco may withhold support under warranty or
a Cisco support program. In the course of providing support for a Cisco
networking product Cisco may require that the end user install Cisco
transceivers if Cisco determines that removing third-party parts will
assist Cisco in diagnosing the cause of a support issue.
Cisco IOS-XR
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1#configure
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1(config)#service unsupported-transceiver
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1(config)#show configuration
Wed Jun 17 19:08:29.229 SST
Building configuration…
!! IOS XR Configuration 5.3.3
service unsupported-transceiver
end
Additional:
There’s this command “transceiver permit pid all” applied under the interface.
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1(config)#commit
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1(config)#interface GigabitEthernet0/1/0/0
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1(config-if)#transceiver permit ?
  pid  Permit pluggable pid (Product ID) all
RP/0/RSP1/CPU0:CORE1(config-if)#transceiver permit pid all

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