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

1 shows the options that some vdmadmin command options provide for formatting output text.

Table 1. 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.