Cisco HyperFlex Useful Command Line

This is a short post to list a few commonly used Cisco HyperFlex command lines in daily operation.

HXCMD1

There are two ways to run the Cisco HyperFlex Command Lines:

 

HyperFlex Connect “Web CLI”

From HyperFlex connect, below users are are supported to issue command line from Web CLI.

  • admin
  • vCenter SSO users with administrator rights (eg. administrator@vsphere.local)

The limitation for Web CLI is, only direct command line is supported. Also, from Web CLI, it does not support pipe the command output to issue grep, more and etc.

HXCMD2

 

SSH Remote Session

From HyperFlex connect, below users are are supported to issue command line from Web CLI.

  • admin
  • root

It is noted that root user will unlock more command, such as “show dns/ntp/mem/fs”

 

Some Command Lines

Common optional argument

-h –help   show help message for the command

Example: stcli -h

 

Check cluster version

Stcli cluster version         #This command check the version for each Virtual Controller.

 

Check DNS, NTP, SMTP

Stcli services dns show
Stcli services NTP show
Stcli services SMTP show
Stcli services timezone show

 

Check Health Status

Stcli cluster info | grep healthState

 

Check vCenter registration information

Stcli cluster info | grep vCenter

 

Reregister vCenter

stcli cluster reregister --vcenter-cluster CLUSTER_NAME --vcenter-datacenter DATACENTER_NAME --vcenter-url vCENTER_IP --vcenter-user administrator@vsphere.local

 

Smart Callhome Configuration and Check

stcli services sch show
stcli services sch ping

 

Check Replication Factor

Stcli cluster get-data-replication-factor

 

Check License Status

Stcli license show all

 

Email Notification Test

Stcli services asup show
sendasup –t

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