Cisco Tips & Tricks

May 7, 2006

sh controller utilization

Filed under: Router, Technology and Software — ciscotips @ 5:16 am

Normally when we require to see the over all utilization, we bank on MRTG or other health utilization tools but for a quick referrence, one can always use following command.

The show controllers utilization command on the Cisco Catalyst 2950 (other IOS switches probably support this) running Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1.22+ shows a summary of port utilization on all ports,including percentage and backplane/fabric utilization:

2950#show controllers utilization

Port Receive Utilization Transmit Utilization

Fa0/1 0 0

Fa0/2 0 0

Fa0/3 0 0

Fa0/4 0 0

< —- truncated —- >

Total Ports : 50

Switch Receive Bandwidth Percentage Utilization : 0

Switch Transmit Bandwidth Percentage Utilization : 0

Switch Fabric Percentage Utilization : 0

This can also be done on a per-port basis using sh

controllers FastEthernet 0/1 utilization.


1 Comment »

  1. Thanks! I’ve been looking for a command that will do exactly this.

    Comment by Dave — August 2, 2007 @ 10:13 pm

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