Getting CLI help

Synopsis

cot --help
cot --version
cot help <command>
cot <command> --help
cot <options> <command> <command-options>

Description

Common OVF Tool (COT), version 2.0.2+11.g532a626.dirty

A tool for editing Open Virtualization Format (.ovf, .ova) virtual appliances, with a focus on virtualized network appliances such as the Cisco CSR 1000V and Cisco IOS XRv platforms.

You can always get detailed help for COT by running cot --help, cot <command> --help, or cot help <command>.

Options

-h, --help show this help message and exit
-V, --version show program’s version number and exit
-f, --force Perform requested actions without prompting for confirmation
-q, --quiet Decrease verbosity of the program (repeatable)
-v, --verbose Increase verbosity of the program (repeatable)

Commands

add-disk
Add a disk image to an OVF package and map it as a disk in the guest environment
add-file
Add a file to an OVF package
deploy
Create a new VM on the target hypervisor from the given OVF or OVA
edit-hardware
Edit virtual machine hardware properties of an OVF
edit-product
Edit product info in an OVF
edit-properties
Edit or create environment properties of an OVF
help
Print help for a command
info
Generate a description of an OVF package
inject-config
Inject a configuration file into an OVF package
install-helpers
Install/verify COT manual pages and any third- party helper programs that COT may require
remove-file
Remove a file from an OVF package