This command is used to display certificate information.

Syntax   cert-show [cert-type ca|intermediate|server subject] [subject-string issuer issuer-string] [serial-number serial-number-number] [valid-from valid-from-string] [valid-to valid-to-string] [country country-string] [state state-string] [city city-string] [organization organization-strings] [organizational-unit organizational-unit-string] [common-name common-name-string] name name-string container zone|name

cert-type ca|intermediate|server

Specifies the type of certificate: CA, intermediate or server.

subject subject-string

Specifies the certificate subject.

issuer issuer-string

Specifies the issuer of the certificate.

serial-number serial-number-number

Specifies the serial number of the certificate.

valid-from valid-from-string

Specifies the time from which the certificate is valid.

valid-to valid-to-string

Specifies the time at which the certificate expires and is no longer valid.

country country-string

Specifies the country name (2 letter code).

state state-string

Specifies the state or province name.

city city-string

Specifies the city name.

organization organization-strings

Specifies the organization name.

organizational-unit organizational-unit-string

Specifies the organization name.

common-name common-name-string

Specifies the common name.

name name-string

Specifies the certificate name.

container zone name

Specifies the certificate zone or container name.

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 Version 2.5.4.

Usage   You can display all or specific information for a particular certificate.

Examples  To display certificate information, use the following command:


switch:              switch1

name:                myswitch1

container:           vpod1-mgr

country:             US

state:               California

city:                Palo Alto

organization:        Pluribus Networks Inc

organizational-unit: Engineering

common-name:         myswitch1

cert-type:           server

subject:             /C=US/ST=California/L=Palo Alto/O=Pluribus Networks Inc/OU=Engineering/CN=myswitch1

issuer:              /C=US/ST=California/L=Palo Alto/O=Pluribus Networks Inc/OU=Engineering/CN=Pluribus Networks Test CA 2k-sha-256/emailAddress=example@pluribusnetworks.com

serial-number:       2

valid-from:          Apr 20 18:28:45 2017 GMT

valid-to:            Apr 20 18:28:45 2018 GMT

See Also