Show SSD cache

The show ssdCache command displays information about the SSD cache.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, and E5700 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800 or E5700 storage array, you must have the Support Admin role.


show ssdCache [ssdCacheName]


Parameter Description
ssdCache The name of the SSD cache for which you want to retrieve information. Enclose the SSD cache name in square brackets ([ ]). If the SSD cache name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the SSD cache name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.


This command returns the SSD cache information similar to this example.

SSD Cache name: my_cache 
Status:                              Optimal 
Type:                                Read Only 
I/O characteristic type:             File System 
Maximum capacity allowed:            1,862.645 GB 
Current capacity:                    557.792 GB 
Additional capacity allowed          1,304.852 GB 
Drive capacities:                    All 278.896 GB 
Quality of Service (QoS) Attributes 
   Security capable:                 No 
   Secure:                           No 
   Data Assurance (DA) capable:      No 
Associated drives: 
Tray     Slot 
0        4 
0        11 
Volumes using SSD cache:             volume_test 

Minimum firmware level