VPP CLI


The VPP CLI interface commands:

The VPP cli has several CLI commands to verify configuration:

  • to show all configured interfaces: show interface
  • to show interface IP addresses: show interface address
  • show connected PCI interfaces: show PCI
  • various information about the state: show hardware
  • show VxLan tunnel details: show vxlan tunnel
  • show IPSec tunnel details: show ipsec
  • bond

The VPP CLI bridge domain commands:

The VPP cli has following CLI commands to verify configuration:

  • show list of all configured bridge domains: show bridge-domain
  • show details (interfaces, ARP entries, …) for any bridge domain: show bridge-domain <index> details

The VPP CLI FIB commands:

The VPP cli has following CLI command to verify FIB configuration:

  • show list of all configured FIB entries: show l2fib

The VPP CLI cross-connect commands:

The cross-connect mode can be shown on the VPP with command show mode

The VPP CLI ARP commands:

The VPP cli has following CLI commands to verify configuration: - show list of all configured ARPs: show ip arp

The VPP CLI Proxy ARP commands:

To verify ARP configuration, use the same call as for the ordinary ARP:

  • show list of all configured proxy ARPs: show ip arp

The VPP CLI route commands:

The route configuration can be verified with:

  • show all rotes: show ip fib
  • show routes from the given VRF table: show ip fib table <table-ID>

The VPP CLI IP scan neighbor commands:

The IP scan neighbor configuration can be verified with:

  • show IP scan neighbor: show ip scan-neighbor

The VPP CLI access list commands:

The VPP does not support any CLI commands related to access list. In order to retrieve ACL configuration, use vat# console and direct binary API call acl_dump.

The VPP CLI IPSec SPD commands:

The VPP cli has a command to show the SPD IPSec configuration: sh ipsec

The VPP CLI IPSec SA commands:

Show the IPSec configuration with the VPP cli command: sh ipsec

The VPP CLI NAT44 global commands:

The VPP cli has following CLI commands to verify configuration:

  • show list of all NAT44 addresses: show nat44 addresses
  • show list of all NAT44 interfaces: show nat44 interfaces
  • show list of all NAT44 interface addresses: show nat44 interface address

The VPP CLI DNAT44 commands:

The VPP cli has following CLI commands to verify configuration:

  • show static mappings: show nat44 static mappings

The VPP cli command (for configuration verification) is show ip punt redirect.