gfal-rename man page

gfal-rename ā€” Renames files or directories


gfal-rename [ -h ] [ -V ] [ -v ] [ -D DEFINITION ] [ -C CLIENT-INFO ] [ -t TIMEOUT ] SOURCE DESTINATION


gfal-rename Renames SOURCE to DESTINATION.


-h, --help

show help about the command.

-V, --version

output version information and exit.

-v, --verbose

verbose mode. Repeat up to 3 times for the most verbose mode.

-D, --definition

define properties for gfal2.

-C, --client-info

provide custom client-side information

-t, --timeout

global timeout for the execution of the command. Command is interrupted if time expires before it finishes.

-E, --cert

user certificate


user private key


Forces gfal2-util to use IPv4 addresses only (if the plugin supports this)


Forces gfal2-util to use IPv6 addresses only (if the plugin supports this)



file:///tmp/original file:///tmp/newname



All configuration files in this directory affect the behavior of the underlying gfal2.


Duarte Meneses <>
Adrien Devresse <>
Alejandro Alvarez Ayllon <>

See Also

gfal-cat(1), gfal-chmod(1), gfal-copy(1), gfal-ls(1), gfal-mkdir(1), gfal-rename(1), gfal-rm(1), gfal-save(1), gfal-stat(1), gfal-sum(1), gfal-xattr(1)

Referenced By

gfal-chmod(1), gfal-ls(1), gfal-mkdir(1), gfal-rm(1), gfal-save(1), gfal-stat(1), gfal-sum(1), gfal-xattr(1).

May 2017 v1.5.0