VMware

Command Namespace

The Command namespace provides commands to get information about command line interface (CLI) commands.

List of commands:



List Command

dcli com vmware vapi metadata cli command list

Description

Returns the identifiers of all commands, or commands in a specific namespace.

Options

Option Name Type Required Description
path string No The dot-separated path of the namespace for which command identifiers should be returned. If unset identifiers of all commands registered with the infrastructure will be returned.

Example

dcli com vmware vapi metadata cli command list


Get Command

dcli com vmware vapi metadata cli command get

Description

Retrieves information about a command including information about how to execute that command.

Options

Option Name Type Required Description
identity‑path string Yes The dot-separated path of the namespace containing the command in the CLI command tree.
identity‑name string Yes Name of the command.

Example

dcli com vmware vapi metadata cli command get --identity-path testString --identity-name testString


Fingerprint Command

dcli com vmware vapi metadata cli command fingerprint

Description

Returns the aggregate fingerprint of all the command metadata from all the metadata sources. The fingerprint provides clients an efficient way to check if the metadata for commands has been modified on the server.

Example

dcli com vmware vapi metadata cli command fingerprint