cloud-init - Man Page

Cloud instance initialization

Synopsis

cloud-init [-h] [-d] [-f FILES] [--force] [-v] {init,modules,single,query,dhclient-hook,features,analyze,collect-logs,clean,status}

Description

Cloud-init provides a mechanism for cloud instance initialization. This is done by identifying the cloud platform that is in use, reading provided cloud metadata and optional vendor and user data, and then initializing the instance as requested.

Generally, this command is not normally meant to be run directly by the user. However, some subcommands may useful for development or debug of deployments.

Options

-h,  --help

Show help message and exit

-d,  --debug

Show additional pre-action logging (default: False)

-f <files>, --files <files>

Additional YAML configuration files to use

--force

Force running even if no datasource is found (use at your own risk)

-v,  --version

Show program's version number and exit

Subcommands

Please see the help output for each subcommand for additional details, flags, and subcommands.

analyze

Analyze cloud-init logs and data.

collect-logs

Collect and tar all cloud-init debug info.

clean

Remove logs and artifacts so cloud-init can re-run.

dhclient-hook

Run the dhclient hook to record network info.

features

List defined features.

init

Initializes cloud-init and performs initial modules.

modules

Activates modules using a given configuration key.

query

Query standardized instance metadata from the command line.

single

Run a single module.

status

Report cloud-init status or wait on completion.

See Also

Full documentation at: <https://cloudinit.readthedocs.io>

Referenced By

cloud-localds(1).