Open vSwitch is a multilayer virtual switch licensed by Apache 2.0. It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmable extensions. This command displays information about a HWVTEP interface to the switch.

Syntax   openvswitch-hwvtep-manager-show

name name-string

This parameter is not configurable. It defaults to the name that you used to create the Open vSwitch service.

Specify one or both of the following options:

manager-type odl|nsx

Displays the type of HWVTEP manager.

ip ip-address

Displays the IP address of the database.

controller-ip ip-address

Displays the IP address of the controller.



Displays the connection method for the HWVTEP manager interface.

username username-string

Displays the username.

password password-string

Specify the password.

port port-number

Displays the port number of the database.

status status

Displays the controller status.


Displays if a VTEP is automatically or manually added as a hardware device to NSX.


Defaults   None

Access   CLI

History   .

Version 2.4.0

Command introduced.

Version 2.6.0

The parameters, manager-type, username, and controller-ip, added.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter, auto-service-binding|

Usage   Use this command to add an Open vSwitch interface.

Examples  To display a HWVTEP manager, hwvtep-1, use the following command:

openvswitch-hwvtep-manager-show name hwvtep-1