The vRealize Automation installation command line interface has three basic operations.

The basic operations display vRealize Automation node IDs, run commands, or display the help information. To show these operations at the console display, enter the following command without any options or qualifiers.

vra-command

Display Node IDs

You need to know vRealize Automation node IDs in order to run commands against the correct target systems. To display node IDs, enter the following command.

vra-command list-nodes

Make note of node IDs before running commands.

Run Commands

Most command line functions involve running a command against a node in the vRealize Automation cluster. To run a command, use the following syntax.

vra-command execute --node node-ID command-name --parameter-name parameter-value

As shown in the preceding syntax, many commands require parameters and parameter values chosen by the user.

Display Help

To display help information for all available commands, enter the following command.

vra-command help

To display help for a single command, enter the following command.

vra-command help command-name