CISCO MDS – Useful ‘Show’ Commands

Cisco_MDS

CONFIG:
show startup-config
show running-config
show running-config diff
show run |include host|gateway|ntp|fcdomain|http|telnet|zoneset|vsan
show start |include host|gateway|ntp|fcdomain|http|telnet|zoneset|vsan
show install all status
show switchname
show wwn switch
show switch summary
show version
show cdp neighbors
show boot
show system internal flash
show snmp host
show ntp peers
show ssh server
show telnet server

Switch Serial Number:
The switch serial number can be retrieved by using either of the two following commands:
show license host-id
show sprom backplane 1 | grep “Serial”

LICENSING:
show feature
show license brief
show license usage
show port-license
show port-license | grep -i acquire

HARDWARE:
show hardware
show hardware internal errors all
show environment
show environment temperature
show environment temperature module 1
show environment power
show inventory
show inventory module
show inventory chassis
show inventory xbar
show clock

INTERFACES:
show interface mgmt0
show ip interface
show ip interface mgmt 0
show interface brief
show interface fc1/1 brief
show run interface fc1/1
show interface description
show interface description | grep VMAX
show interface fc1/1 | include description
show interface transceiver
show interface transceiver details
show interface fc1/1 transceiver
show interface fc1/1 transceiver details
show int | include CRC
show int | include errors
Show int fc1/1 | include errors
Show int fc1/1-48 | include errors
Show int fc1/1-32 | include errors
Show int fc2/1-32 | include errors
show interface fc1/1-32,fc2/1-32 | include errors
show interface fc1/1-32,fc2/1-32,fc3/1-32,fc4/1-32 | include errors
show interface fc1/15,fc2/15,fc3/21,fc4/22 | include errors
show int fc1/1,fc1/12 |include fc|vsan|description|CRC|errors
show port-channel summary
show port-channel usage
show port-channel database
show port-channel consistency
show interface port-channel X
show run interface port-channel X
show port internal info
show port internal info interface fc1/1
show port internal info interface port-channel X
show port-resources module 1
show port-resources module 2

VSANs (Virtual SANs):
show vsan
show vsan membership
show vsan membership usage
show vsan X membership
show vsan membership interface fc1/1
show vsan membership interface fc1/1-32
show vsan membership interface port-channel X
show topology vsan X

FLOGI (FABRIC LOGIN):
*Displays devices connected locally over physical ports.
show flogi database
show flogi database details
show flogi database interface fc1/1
show flogi database interface port-channel X
show flogi database vsan X
show flogi database fcid 0x000xxx
show flogi internal info flogi-table vsan X
show flogi internal event-history debugs
show flogi internal vsan X
show flogi internal errors
show flogi internal vsan-state X

FCDOMAIN (Fibre Channel domain):
*Displays global information about fcdomain configurations.
show fcdomain
show fcdomain vsan X
show fcdomain domain-list
show fcdomain domain-list vsan X
show fcdomain address-allocation vsan X

FCNS (Fibre Channel Name Server):
*Displays wwn&fcid including devices connected over IVR/PC/ISL.
show fcns database
show fcns database detail vsan X
show fcns database fcid 0x010440 detail vsan X

show rscn statistics vsan X
show fspf database vsan X

FC & DEVICE ALIAS:
show fcalias
show fcalias vsan X
show fcalias pending vsan X
show device-alias database

ZONING:
show zone (Displays all VSANs)
show zone status
show zone status vsan X (Display zoning mode status enhanced/basic)
show zone active
show zone active vsan X
show zone vsan X
show zone statistics
show zone statistics vsan X
show zone active vsan X
show zone active vsan X | grep ZoneHostName
show zone analysis vsan X
show zone analysis active vsan X
show zone policy vsan X
show zone pending-diff vsan X
show zone member pwwn 21:00:00:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
show zone name ZoneX
show zoneset
show zoneset vsan X-Y
show zoneset active (An asterix (*) next to the device indicates it is logged into the name server)
show zoneset vsan X-Y
show zoneset vsan X | section zoneName (includes pWWN detail)
show zoneset active vsan X
show zoneset active vsan X | include zoneName
show zoneset active vsan X | begin zoneName
show zoneset active vsan X | section zoneName
show zoneset brief
show zoneset brief vsan X
show zone-attribute-group vsan X
show zoneset pending active vsan X
show zoneset pending vsan X

IVR (Inter VSAN Routing):
show ivr
show ivr vsan-topology
show ivr zone
show ivr zone | grep HostZoneName
show ivr zoneset status
show ivr zoneset active
show ivr internal fcns database

CFS (Cisco Fabric Services):
show cfs merge status
show cfs peers
show cfs status

SUPPORT:
show system uptime
show tech-support brief
show tech-support detail
Show tech-support flogi
Show tech-support fcdomain
show tech-support vsan x
show tech-support zone
show tech-support zone vsan X
show tech-support ivr
show logging server
Show logging log file
show logging last lines
Show ntp peer-status
show system health
show accounting log
show processes cpu
show processes cpu history
show processes cpu module 1
show processes cpu module 2
show processes log
show processes log details
show processes memory
show flash

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