Virtual Netvisor or vNV is a Virtual Machine running Netvisor OS to provide vNET capabilities to an ONVL fabric, even on platforms without the capacity to support vNETs on it.

vNV is supported only on VMware ESXi Hypervisors and runs like any other virtual machine on the hypervisor.

Syntax   nvm-show

datacenter datacenter-string

Displays the name of the data center.

vm-name vm-name-string

Displays the name of the Virtual Machine (VM).

vm-state offline|online

Displays the state of the VM.

host host-string

Displays the host name.

network network-string

Displays the host network.

mgmt-ip ip-address

Displays the network IP address.


Displays if you want to join the current fabric on the switch.

datastore datastore-string

Displays the datastore.

capacity capacity-string

Displays the storage capacity of the datastore.

free-space free-space-string

Displays the available free space on the datastore.

Formatting Options

format fields-to-display

Display output using a specific parameter. Use all to display all possible output.

parsable-delim character

Display output formatted for machine parsing using a specified delimiter.


Display output in ascending order.


Display output in descending order.

show dups

Display duplicate entries in the output.

layout vertical|horizontal

Format the output in a vertical or horizontal layout.

show-interval seconds-interval

Repeat the show command at a specified interval.


Display column headers or not.

limit-output number

Limit the display output to a specific number of entries.


Display the number of entries in the output. This is useful with vRouter show commands.


Display full values in the output instead of scaled approximate values.


Display integer values instead of mapped values


Aggregate output by specific parameters. If sum-by fields are specified, records that have the same value in sum-by fields are combined and displayed as one aggregate record. NOTE: This option is only available for show commands that collect statistics such as connection-stats-show.

Defaults   None

Access   Network Administrator

History   Command introduced in Version 2.6.1.

Usage   Use this command to display vNV information.

Examples  To display create a vNV, use the following syntax:

CLI network-admin@switch > nvm-show


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