Some vdmadmin command options allow you to specify the format of the output information.

Options for Selecting Output Format shows the options that some vdmadmin command options provide for formatting output text.

Options for Selecting Output Format

Option

Description

-csv

Formats the output as comma-separated values.

-n

Display the output using ASCII (UTF-8) characters. This is the default character set for comma-separated values and plain text output.

-w

Display the output using Unicode (UTF-16) characters. This is the default character set for XML output.

-xml

Formats the output as XML.