IPFIX (Internet Protocol Flow Information Export) is an IETF protocol created by the need for a common, universal standard of export for Internet Protocol flow information from routers, probes and other devices that are used by mediation systems, accounting/billing systems and network management systems to facilitate services such as measurement, accounting and billing. The IPFIX standard defines how IP flow information is to be formatted and transferred from an exporter to a collector.

Syntax   ipfix-collector-show name name-string host host-string port port-number transport-protocol tcp|udp|icmp|igmp|ip

name name-string

Name of the IPFIX collector

host host-string

IP address of the IPFIX collector


Listening port of the IPFIX collector - the default port is 9090.

transport-protocol tcp|udp|icmp|igmp|ip

Transport protocol to collect - the default is TCP.

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


Version 2.4.0

Command introduced.

Version 2.6.2

The parameter, dscp, deprecated.

Usage   Use this command to display an IPFIX collector on a host.

Examples  To display IPFIX collectors, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > ipfix-collector-show

See Also