show system


show system [vsx-peer]


Shows general status information about the system.

Command context

Operator (>) or Manager (#)


Shows the output from the VSX peer switch. If the switches do not have the VSX configuration or the ISL is down, the output from the VSX peer switch is not displayed. This parameter is available on switches that support VSX.


Operators or Administrators or local user group members with execution rights for this command. Operators can execute this command from the operator context (>) only.


CPU utilization represents the average utilization across all the CPU cores.

System Contact, System Location, and System Description can be set with the snmp-server command.


Showing system information:

switch# show system
 Hostname           : switch
 System Description : My switch
 System Contact     : John Doe
 System Location    : ROS-R3-UPR-R10

 Vendor             : Aruba
 Product Name       : 8400 Base Cbl Mgr X462 Bndl
 Chassis Serial Nbr : SGYMK2G001
 Base MAC Address   : 00:00:5E:00:53:05
 ArubaOS-CX Version : XL.10.xx.xxxx

 Time Zone          : America/Los_Angeles (PDT, -0700)

 Up Time            : up 1 week, 5 hours, 28 minutes
 CPU Util (%)       : 5
 Memory Usage (%)   : 35