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HCX Central CLI User Commands

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

Here is a list of useful commands for operating HCX in the CLI, which can be used for troubleshooting and performance testing.


Start, Exit and Help


Central CLI can be started with admin user, simply like below. Type "exit" command or twice CtrlC to quit CCLI.


/dev$ ssh admin@<hcx-mgmt-ip>

Password:


[admin@onpremhcm1 ~]$ ccli

[admin@onpremhcm1] exit


[admin@onpremhcm1 ~]$ ccli

[admin@onpremhcm1] ^C


Input Ctrl-c once more to exit

[admin@onpremhcm1] ^C Interrupted


Central CLI Commands

CLI

Description

show node nodeId info

Show basic information of the specified node.

show node nodeId config cgw

show node nodeId config ipsec

Show CGW configuration (in JSON). Show ipsec configuration.

show node nodeId log alert

show node nodeId log event

show node nodeId log syslog

Show /var/log/emessages, /var/log/system_events and journal logs of the CGW.

show node nodeId fou config

show node nodeId fou state

Show FOU transport configuration and runtime state

show node nodeId network address

show node nodeId network arp

show node nodeId network route

show node nodeId network socket

show node nodeId network ping target_address

Show various network information on the CGW, such as IP addresses, ARP table, route table, socket lists. "ping" is used to do ICMP ping against the specified address.

show node nodeId service all

show node nodeId service cgwstate|status show node nodeId service hbrsrv

​show node nodeId service ipsec

show node nodeId service lwdproxy

show node nodeId service mobilityagent show node nodeId service sshd

​Show the specified service runtime status. "cgw state|status" is used to display the internal config engine status.

show node nodeId system cpu

show node nodeId system date

show node nodeId system disk

show node nodeId system load

show node nodeId system memory

show node nodeId system process

show node nodeId system runtime

Show the system resources information.

​CCLI Commands

go node

Select the node to diagnose

Show info

Show basic node information (build, type etc.)

show firewall

show firewall table

​show network address

show network arp

show network route

show network socket

show network ping target_address

Show various network information on the CGW, such as IP addresses, ARP table, route table, socket lists.

show log alert

show log event

show log syslog

Show /var/log/emessages, /var/log/system_events and journal logs of the CGW.

hc

hc probe

hc unit all | ipsec | resource | service | fou

hc alert

Start healthchecking (both probing and self testing) Start probing healthchecking (probe VC/Lookup/Gateways)


Start self-healthchecking (against specified unit)


Show the alerts generated in latest healthcheck.


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