This command is used to display information about software licenses installed on the switch.

Syntax   software-license-show [license-id license-id-string][id id-number] [description description-string] [prompt prompt-string] [key key-string] [feature feature-string]
[upgrade yes|no] [upgrade-from upgrade-from-string]
[sysconfig yes|no] [pending yes|no] [pid-file sftp-files name] [expires-on expires-on-string] [status unknown|VALID|EXPIRING|GRACE|EXPIRED]

license-id license-id-string

Specifies the license ID string.

id id-number

Specifies the ID.

description description-string

Specifies the description of the license.

prompt prompt-string

Specifies the prompt string.

key key-string

Specifies the generated keys.

feature feature-string

Specifies the licensed features.

upgrade yes|no]

Specifies if the license is upgradeable.

upgrade-from upgrade-from-string

Specifies the software version to upgrade from.

sysconfig yes|no

Specifies the system configuration.

pending yes|no

Specifies if the verification of the license is pending.

pid-file sftp-files name

Specifies the PID file name.

expires-on expires-on-string

Specifies the expiration date.


Specifies the license status.

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   CLI

History   Command introduced in nvOS Version 2.1.

Usage   Use this command to display information about software licenses installed on a switch.

Examples  To display the license information, use the following command:

CLI (network-admin@pleiades25) > software-license-show

switch:       pleiades25

license-id:   F-ASDF-NVOS2.0

description:  Freedom  F-Line  Advanced Software Defined Fabric License for Netvisor 2.x

key:          sung,decrypt,true,airdrop

feature:      all