Cisco router runs on an operating system called the IOS (Internetwork Operating System).To enable the administrator to retrieve information and change the device’s settings. One of the most powerful command in IOS is Show. To know All Show Commands in Cisco Switch and Router keep reading this article till the end. All these commands retrieve information in the Cisco switch and router. These are followings:

Cisco Router Show Commands

S.No. Cisco IOS Show Command Displays statistics for all interfaces
1 SnabaynetworkingR1#show interfaces Displays statistics for all interfaces
2 SnabaynetworkingR1#show interface fa0/0 Displays statistics of fa0/0 interface.

You may use other interfaces also.

3 SnabaynetworkingR1#show ip interface brief Displays a summary of all IPv4 interfaces, including

status and IPv4 address assigned in router “SnabaynetworkingR1”

4 SnabaynetworkingR1#show ipv6 interface brief Displays a summary of all IPv6 interfaces, including

status and IPv6 address assigned in router “SnabaynetworkingR1”

5 SnabaynetworkingR1#show controllers serial 1/0 Displays statistics for interface hardware serial 1/0.

Statistics display if the clock rate is set and

if the cable is DCE, DTE, or not attached

6 SnabaynetworkingR1#show clock Displays the system clock of the router “SnabaynetworkingR1”.
7 SnabaynetworkingR1#show hosts Displays the configured hostnames and their

corresponding IP addresses of the router “SnabaynetworkingR1”

8 SnabaynetworkingR1#show users Displays all users connected to the router


9 SnabaynetworkingR1#show history Displays history of Cisco IOS commands used
10 SnabaynetworkingR1#show flash Displays info about Flash memory
11 SnabaynetworkingR1#show version Displays info about loaded Cisco IOS software
12 SnabaynetworkingR1#show arp Displays the ARP table of the router “SnabaynetworkingR1”.

ARP table is the table which contains the

resolved IPv4 address to MAC address mappings.

13 SnabaynetworkingR1#show protocols Displays status of configured Layer 3 protocols
14 SnabaynetworkingR1#show startup-config Displays configuration saved in NVRAM
15 SnabaynetworkingR1#show running-config Displays configuration currently running in RAM
16 SnabaynetworkingR1#show ip route Displays the IPv4 routing table of the router “SnabaynetworkingR1”
17 SnabaynetworkingR1#show ipv6 route SnabaynetworkingR1#show ipv6 route

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Cisco Switch Show Commands

S.No. Cisco IOS Show Command Displays statistics for all interfaces
1          SnabaynetworkingSw1#show arp To display entries in the ARP table, use the switch show arp command in privileged EXEC mode.
2 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show access-lists List access lists
3 SnabaynetworkingSw1# show boot show boot attributes
4 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show cdp CDP information
5 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show clock Display the system clock
6 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show crypto Encryption module
7 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show dtp   DTP information
8 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show  etherchannel EtherChannel information
9 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show flash: display information about flash: file system
10 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show history   Display the session command history
11 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show hosts   IP domain-name, lookup style, nameservers, and host table
12 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show interfaces Interface status and configuration
13 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show ip IP information
14 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show ipv6 IPv6 information
15 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show logging Show the contents of logging buffers
16 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show mac MAC configuration
17 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show mac-address-table MAC forwarding table
18 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show  mls Show MultiLayer Switching information
19 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show port-security   Show secure port information
20 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show privilege Show current privilege level
21 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show processes Active process statistics
22 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show running-config Current operating configuration
23 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show sessions Information about Telnet connections
24 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show snmp snmp statistics
25 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show spanning-tree Spanning tree topology
26 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show ssh Status of SSH server connections
27 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show startup-config Contents of startup configuration
28 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show storm Show storm control configuration
29 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show tcp Status of TCP connections
30 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show tech-support Show system information for Tech-Support
31 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show terminal Display terminal configuration parameters
32 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show users Display information about terminal lines
33 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show version System hardware and software status
34 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show vlan VTP VLAN status
35 SnabaynetworkingSw1#show vtp VTP information


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