PAN-OS CLI Quick Start

Use the following table to quickly locate commands for common device management tasks:

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Show general system health information.> show system info
Show percent usage of disk partitions. Include the optional files parameter to show information about inodes, which track file storage.> show system disk-space files
Show the maximum log file size.> show system logdb-quota
Show running processes.> show system software status
Show processes running in the management plane.> show system resources
Show resource utilization in the dataplane.> show running resource-monitor
Show the licenses installed on the device.> request license info
Show when commits, downloads, and/or upgrades are completed.> show jobs processed
Show session information.> show session info
Show information about a specific session.> show session id <session-id>
Show the running security policy.> show running security-policy
Show the authentication logs.> less mp-log authd.log
Restart the device.> request restart system
Show the administrators who are currently logged in to the web interface, CLI, or API.> show admins
Show the administrators who can access the web interface, CLI, or API, regardless of whether those administrators are currently logged in.When you run this command on the firewall, the output includes local administrators, remote administrators, and all administrators pushed from a Panorama template. Remote administrators are listed regardless of when they last logged in.> show admins all
Configure the management interface as a DHCP client.For a successful commit, you must include each of the parameters: accept-dhcp-domain, accept-dhcp-hostname, send-client-id, and send-hostname.# set deviceconfig system type dhcp-client accept-dhcp-domain <yes|no> accept-dhcp-hostname <yes|no> send-client-id <yes|no> send-hostname <yes|no>