describes Cisco Unified Operating System (OS) commands that you can use on the
Cisco Emergency Responder (Emergency Responder) platform to perform basic
operating system functions. The Cisco Unified OS Administration web interface
also makes these functions available. Typically, you would use the CLI only
when a problem occurs while you are using the Cisco Unified OS Administration
The File I/O Reporting Service (FIOR) provides a kernel-based daemon
for collecting file I/O per process. It must be enabled from the CLI; it is
disabled by default.
Start CLI Session
access the CLI remotely or locally using the following methods:
You can access the CLI
remotely from a web client workstation, such as the workstation that you use
for Emergency Responder administration, by using secure shell (SSH) to connect
securely to the Emergency Responder.
You can access the CLI
locally by using the monitor and keyboard that you used during installation or
by using a terminal server that is connected to the serial port. Use this
method if a problem exists with the IP address.
Before You Begin
you have the following information, which is defined during installation:
A primary IP address and
An administrator ID
An administrator password
this information to log in to the Emergency Responder platform.
your method of access, do one of the following actions:
From a remote
system, use SSH to connect securely to the Emergency Responder platform. In
your SSH client, enter:
adminnam specifies the administrator ID and
hostname specifies the hostname that was defined during
From a direct
connection, you receive this prompt automatically:
represents the host name of the system.
administrator ID that was defined during installation.
password that was defined at installation.
The CLI prompt
appears. The prompt represents the administrator ID; for example:
You can now use
any CLI command.
Enter the start
of a command and press
Tab to complete the command. For example, if
se and press
se is expanded to the
Enter a full
command name and press
Tab to display all the commands or subcommands
that are available. For example, if you enter
Tab, you see all of the
set subcommands. An asterisk (*) identifies the commands that
PressTab to continue. The current command
line repeats; no additional expansion is available.
Obtain Command Help
obtain two kinds of help on any command:
that includes a definition of the command and an example of its use
Short query help
that includes only command syntax
To get detailed
help, at the CLI prompt enter the
which specifies the command name or the command and parameter.
admin:help file list activelog
This will list active logging files
page - pause output
detail - show detailed listing
reverse - reverse sort order
date - sort by date
size - sort by size
file-spec can contain '*' as wildcards
admin:file list activelog platform detail
02 Dec,2004 12:00:59 <dir> drf
02 Dec,2004 12:00:59 <dir> log
16 Nov,2004 21:45:43 8,557 enGui.log
27 Oct,2004 11:54:33 47,916 startup.log
dir count = 2, file count = 2
To query only
command syntax, at the CLI prompt enter
represents the command name or the command and parameter.
If you enter a
question mark (?)
after a menu command, such as
question mark functions like the
and lists the commands that are available.
admin:file list activelog?Syntax:
file list activelog file-spec [options]
file-spec mandatory file to view
options optional page|detail|reverse|[date|size]
End CLI Session
To end a CLI
at the CLI prompt.
If you are
logged in remotely, you are logged off and the SSH session is drops. If you are
logged in locally, you are logged off and the login prompt returns.
The following list shows the VMware commands currently not supported.