Chapter 15. command

This chapter describes the commands under the command command.

15.1. command list

List recognized commands by group


openstack command list [-h] [-f {csv,json,table,value,yaml}]
                              [-c COLUMN]
                              [--quote {all,minimal,none,nonnumeric}]
                              [--noindent] [--max-width <integer>]
                              [--fit-width] [--print-empty]
                              [--sort-column SORT_COLUMN]
                              [--group <group-keyword>]

Table 15.1. Command arguments


-h, --help

Show this help message and exit

--group <group-keyword>

Show commands filtered by a command group, for example: identity, volume, compute, image, network and other keywords

Table 15.2. Output formatter options


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

The output format, defaults to table

-c COLUMN, --column COLUMN

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

--sort-column SORT_COLUMN

Specify the column(s) to sort the data (columns specified first have a priority, non-existing columns are ignored), can be repeated

Table 15.3. CSV formatter options


--quote {all,minimal,none,nonnumeric}

When to include quotes, defaults to nonnumeric

Table 15.4. JSON formatter options



Whether to disable indenting the json

Table 15.5. Table formatter options


--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.