Commit 7ba19f39 authored by Iustin Pop's avatar Iustin Pop

Small improvement to the ganeti man page

Also specifies the comma-escaping feature.
Signed-off-by: default avatarIustin Pop <iustin@google.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarRené Nussbaumer <rn@google.com>
parent df1f3c62
......@@ -158,8 +158,11 @@ error
stopped during the job execution.
Common options
--------------
Common command line features
----------------------------
Options
~~~~~~~
Many Ganeti commands provide the following options. The
availability for a certain command can be checked by calling the
......@@ -173,15 +176,8 @@ would succeed.
The option ``--priority`` sets the priority for opcodes submitted
by the command.
Common daemon functionality
---------------------------
All Ganeti daemons re-open the log file(s) when sent a SIGHUP signal.
**logrotate**(8) can be used to rotate Ganeti's log files.
Common field formatting
-----------------------
Field formatting
----------------
Multiple ganeti commands use the same framework for tabular listing of
resources (e.g. **gnt-instance list**, **gnt-node list**, **gnt-group
......@@ -214,3 +210,22 @@ verbose mode):
are using a field that the running Ganeti master daemon doesn't
know. This result is persistent, re-running the command won't
change it.
Key-value parameters
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Multiple options take parameters that are of the form
``key=value,key=value,...`` or ``category:key=value,...``. Examples
are the hypervisor parameters, backend parameters, etc. For these,
it's possible to use values that contain commas by escaping with via a
backslash (which needs two if not single-quoted, due to shell
behaviour)::
# gnt-instance modify -H kernel_path=an\\,example instance1
# gnt-instance modify -H kernel_path='an\,example' instance1
Common daemon functionality
---------------------------
All Ganeti daemons re-open the log file(s) when sent a SIGHUP signal.
**logrotate**(8) can be used to rotate Ganeti's log files.
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