onehost(1) manages OpenNebula hosts


onehost command [args] [options]


 -i, --im im_mad           Set the information driver for the host
 -v, --vm vmm_mad          Set the virtualization driver for the host
 -n, --net vnet_mad        Set the network driver for the host
 -c, --cluster id|name     Selects the cluster
 -a, --append              Append new attributes to the current template
 --force                   Force probe upgrade in onehost sync
 --rsync                   Use rsync to synchronize remotes. In case some
                           probes are no longer in the fronted are deleted
                           in the hosts. rsync command must be installed in
                           the frontend and nodes.
 -l, --list x,y,z          Selects columns to display with list command
 -d, --delay x             Sets the delay in seconds for top command
 -f, --filter x,y,z        Filter data. An array is specified with
                           column=value pairs.
 --csv                     Write table in csv format
 -x, --xml                 Show the resource in xml format
 -n, --numeric             Do not translate user and group IDs
 -k, --kilobytes           Show units in kilobytes
 --describe                Describe list columns
 -h, --help                Show this message
 -V, --version             Show version and copyright information
 --user name               User name used to connect to OpenNebula
 --password password       Password to authenticate with OpenNebula
 --endpoint endpoint       URL of OpenNebula xmlrpc frontend


create hostname Creates a new Host valid options: im, vm, net, cluster
delete range|hostid_list Deletes the given Host
enable range|hostid_list Enables the given Host
disable range|hostid_list Disables the given Host
update hostid [file] Update the template contents. If a path is not provided the editor will be launched to modify the current content. valid options: append
sync [range|hostid_list] Synchronizes probes in /var/lib/one/remotes ($ONE_LOCATION/var/remotes in self-contained installations) with Hosts. Examples: onehost sync onehost sync -c myCluster onehost sync host01,host02,host03 valid options: cluster, force, rsync
list Lists Hosts in the pool valid options: list, delay, filter, csv, xml, numeric, kilobytes, describe
show hostid Shows information for the given Host valid options: xml
top Lists Hosts continuously valid options: list, delay, filter, csv, xml, numeric, kilobytes
flush range|hostid_list Disables the host and reschedules all the running VMs in it.
rename hostid name Renames the Host


file Path to a file
range List of id's in the form 1,8..15
text String
hostid OpenNebula HOST name or id
hostid_list Comma-separated list of OpenNebula HOST names or ids


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