show version


show version [vsx-peer]


Shows version information about the network operating system software, service operating system software, and BIOS.

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.


Showing version information for a 6300 switch:

switch(config)# show version
(c) Copyright 2017-2020 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
Version      : FL.xx.xx.xxxx
Build Date   : 2020-10-22 17:00:46 PDT
Build ID     : ArubaOS-CX:FL.xx.xx.xxxx:85c3c2f3d59e:201910222335
Build SHA    : 85c3c2f3d59ec8318ba97178fad387aecb671b33
Active Image : secondary

Service OS Version : FL.01.05.0001-internal
BIOS Version       : FL.01.0001