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

Table 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.