nova(1) Command-line interface to the OpenStack Compute API.


nova [ --username USERNAME ] [ --apikey APIKEY ] [ --url AUTH_URL ] <subcommand>


nova is a command line interface to the OpenStack Compute API.


nova actions
Retrieve server actions.
nova backup-schedule
Show or edit the backup schedule for a server.
nova backup-schedule-delete
Delete the backup schedule for a server.
nova boot
Boot a new server.
nova delete
Immediately shut down and delete a server.
nova diagnostics
Retrieve server diagnostics.
nova flavor-list
Print a list of available 'flavors' (sizes of servers).
nova help
Display help about this program or one of its subcommands.
nova image-create
Create a new image by taking a snapshot of a running server.
nova image-delete
Delete an image.
nova image-list
Print a list of available images to boot from.
nova ip-share
Share an IP address from the given IP group onto a server.
nova ip-unshare
Stop sharing an given address with a server.
nova ipgroup-create
Create a new IP group.
nova ipgroup-delete
Delete an IP group.
nova ipgroup-list
Show IP groups.
nova ipgroup-show
Show details about a particular IP group.
nova list
List active servers.
nova pause
Pause a server.
nova reboot
Reboot a server.
nova rebuild
Shutdown, re-image, and re-boot a server.
nova rename
Rename a server.
nova rescue
Rescue a server.
nova resize
Resize a server.
nova resize-confirm
Confirm a previous resize.
nova resize-revert
Revert a previous resize (and return to the previous VM).
nova resume
Resume a server.
nova root-password
Change the root password for a server.
nova show
Show details about the given server.
nova suspend
Suspend a server.
nova unpause
Unpause a server.
nova unrescue
Unrescue a server.
nova zone
Show or edit a child zone.
nova zone-add
Add a new child zone.
nova zone-delete
Delete a zone.
nova zone-info
Get this zones name and capabilities.
nova zone-list
List the children of a zone.

Optional arguments:

--username USERNAME
Defaults to env[NOVA_USERNAME].
--apikey APIKEY
Defaults to env[NOVA_API_KEY].
--url AUTH_URL
Defaults to or env[NOVA_URL] if defined.

See "nova help COMMAND" for help on a specific command.