The cell management tool is a command-line utility that you can use to manage a vCloud Director cell or database. Superuser or system administrator credentials are required for most operations.

The cell management tool is installed in /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/bin/cell-management-tool.

Listing Available Commands

To list the available cell management tool commands, use the following command line.

cell-management-tool -h

Cell Management Tool Usage Help

[root@cell1 /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/bin]# ./cell-management-tool -h

usage: cell-management-tool
-h,--help   print this message

Available commands:
cell - Manipulates the Cell and core components
certificates - Reconfigures the SSL certificates for the cell
ciphers - Reconfigure the list of disallowed SSL ciphers for the cell
configure-metrics - Collects and stores properties necessary for collecting and querying metrics data
dbextract - Exports the data from the given set of tables
fix-scheduler-data - Scan database for corrupt scheduler data.  Fix scheduler job data if corrupt.
generate-certs - Generates self-signed SSL certificates for use with vCD cell.
recover-password - Change a forgotten System Administrator password. Database credentials are required.
fail-tasks - Fail all tasks running on this cell and set a custom failure message.

For command specific help:
 cell-management-tool <commandName> -h