Chapter 22. console

This chapter describes the commands under the console command.

22.1. console log show

Show server’s console output


openstack console log show [-h] [--lines <num-lines>] <server>

Table 22.1. Positional Arguments



Server to show console log (name or id)

Table 22.2. Optional Arguments


-h, --help

Show this help message and exit

--lines <num-lines>

Number of lines to display from the end of the log (default=all)

22.2. console url show

Show server’s remote console URL


openstack console url show [-h] [-f {json,shell,table,value,yaml}]
                                  [-c COLUMN] [--noindent] [--prefix PREFIX]
                                  [--max-width <integer>] [--fit-width]
                                  [--novnc | --xvpvnc | --spice | --rdp | --serial | --mks]

Table 22.3. Positional Arguments



Server to show url (name or id)

Table 22.4. Optional Arguments


-h, --help

Show this help message and exit


Show novnc console url (default)


Show xvpvnc console url


Show spice console url


Show rdp console url


Show serial console url


Show webmks console url

Table 22.5. Output Formatters


-f {json,shell,table,value,yaml}, --format {json,shell,table,value,yaml}

The output format, defaults to table

-c COLUMN, --column COLUMN

Specify the column(s) to include, can be repeated

Table 22.6. JSON Formatter



Whether to disable indenting the json

Table 22.7. Shell Formatter


--prefix PREFIX

Add a prefix to all variable names

Table 22.8. Table Formatter


--max-width <integer>

Maximum display width, <1 to disable. you can also use the CLIFF_MAX_TERM_WIDTH environment variable, but the parameter takes precedence.


Fit the table to the display width. implied if --max- width greater than 0. Set the environment variable CLIFF_FIT_WIDTH=1 to always enable


Print empty table if there is no data to show.