Get help from the CLI
How to get help directly from the CLI, to check available commands, completions, syntax and more.
Display a list of the available shell commands
...and so on. (You'll see much more output, in two columns, but we've truncated it for this example.)
user@system:~$ help GNU bash, version 5.1.4(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) These shell commands are defined internally. Type `help' to see this list. Type `help name' to find out more about the function `name'. Use `info bash' to find out more about the shell in general. Use `man -k' or `info' to find out more about commands not in this list. A star (*) next to a name means that the command is disabled. job_spec [&] (( expression )) . filename [arguments] : [ arg... ] [[ expression ]] alias [-p] [name[=value] ... ] bg [job_spec ...] bind [-lpsvPSVX] [-m keymap] [-f filename] [-q name] [-u name] [-r keyseq] [-x keys> break [n] builtin [shell-builtin [arg ...]] caller [expr] case WORD in [PATTERN [| PATTERN]...) COMMANDS ;;]... esac cd [-L|[-P [-e]] [-@]] [dir]
Display help for a specific shell command
help <command>, where
<command>is a specific shell command.
Display a list of all available Vyatta NOS commands
Possible completions: add Add an object to a service clear Clear system information clone Clone an object configure Enter configure mode copy Copy an object delete Delete an object download Download an object generate Generate an object monitor Monitor system information move Move an object mtrace Show multicast path in ASCII graphic format ping Send Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request poweroff Poweroff the system reboot Reboot the system release Release specified variable rename Rename an object renew Renew specified variable request Request an operation be performed reset Reset a service restart Restart a service set Set operational options show Show system information spawn Spawn a native Linux process ssh Start a remote Secure Shell (SSH) connection. start Start a service telnet Telnet to a node traceroute Track network path to node twping Calculate stats using Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) update Update data for a service upgrade Upgrade data for a service upload Download an object user@system:~$