This section lists the FACT commands, grouped by function for those who prefer a structured organization. For a complete description of all commands in an alphabetical listing, see Commands.
Table 1 lists the commands that scan the managed-nodes of the network.
Table 1: Scanning Commands
|scan fabric||Scans the static connectivity of the subnet and collects information from and about the Subnet Managers.|
|scan fabric all||Scans the static connectivity of the subnet and collects routing information, raw port counter information, monitored port counter information, and threshold-exceeded port counter information from the Subnet Manager.|
|scan tech-support||Collects diagnostic information about the network.|
|select||Selects the current scan.|
Table 2 lists the commands that manage the repository.
Table 2: Repository Management Commands
|delete scans||Deletes all specified scans.|
|export repository||Makes a copy of the specified repository and saves a copy of the FACT repository in a file.|
|export scan||Exports the current scan to a file.|
|import repository||Replaces the existing repository with the one that is currently in the file.|
|import scan||Imports a scan from a file to the repository.|
|select||Selects the current scan.|
|show history||Shows all scans in the repository.|
Table 3 lists the commands that work with any scan, even an incomplete scan.
Table 3: Low-Level Display Commands
|show subnet-managers||Shows the Subnet Managers in the current scan.|
|show versions||Shows the scan versions of the specified managed-nodes.|
Table 4 lists the commands that show information about any scan.
Table 4: Subnet-Level Display Commands
|show chassis||Shows information about the chassis in the current scan.|
|show chips||Shows information about switch chips in the current scan.|
|show isolated managed-nodes||Shows the switches and hosts that are not part of the network.|
|show multicast groups||Shows the multicast groups in the current scan.|
|show ports||Shows the state of the ports in a given switch or an entire network.|
Table 5 lists the commands that show information about a route scan.
Table 5: Route-Level Display Commands
|show destinations||Shows the unicast destinations that are forwarded through each specified egress port.|
|show egress ports||Shows the egress ports that forward unicast traffic to each specified destination port.|
|show multicast destinations||Shows the multicast destinations that are forwarded through each specified egress port.|
|show multicast egress ports||Shows the egress ports that forward multicast traffic to each specified destination port.|
|show routes||Shows the unicast routes from each port in the source set to each port in the destination set.|
Table 6 lists the commands that show information about port counter displays.
Table 6: Port Counter Display Commands
|show show counters monitored||Shows monitored port counters.|
|show show counters raw||Shows raw port counters.|
|show show counters threshold||Shows port counters that have exceeded their error thresholds.|
Table 7 lists the command that compares two scans.
Table 7: History Display Commands
|show changes scan||Compares the current scan with any specified scan in the repository.|
Table 8 lists the commands that are used to administer or manage the network.
Table 8: Fabric Maintenance Commands
|disable ports||Disables one or more ports on a switch.|
|enable ports||Enables one or more ports on a switch.|
|install||Installs new firmware on a switch.|
|ports speed||Sets the width and speed of a single port or multiple ports in a network.|
|reset port-counters||Resets all port counters to zero.|
Table 9 lists the commands used to analyze, display, annotate information in log files.
Table 9: Log Analysis Commands
|annotate||Annotates one or more syslog files and prints them to the screen with annotations attached.|
Table 10 lists the miscellaneous commands.
Table 10: Miscellaneous Commands
|exit||Discontinues the current session with FACT.|
|help||Lists a summary of the complete FACT command grammar.|