Palo Alto Cheat Sheet – Device Management

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

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.
> show admins all

When you run this command on the firewall, the output includes both local administrators and those pushed from a Panorama template.

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