linode-account - Man Page

command-line interface for Linode account information


linode-account [-a action] [action-options...] [options...]

-a show,   --action show      show info about this Linode account

           --api-key=KEY      your user's API key

-h,        --help             display this help and exit

-j,        --json             return output in JSON format

-u,        --username=USER    username for Linode CLI config file


-a,  --action

Read-only operations for Linode account information: show.


API key to use when communicating with the Linode API. The API key can also be set using an environment variable (LINODE_API_KEY). Alternatively, you can specify the API key in a .linodecli file in the working user's home directory, using the format `api-key foobar`.

-u,  --username:

Optional. Allows users to specify the username, if using with multiple accounts and configuration files.

-j,  --json:

Optional. JSON output.

-h,  --help

Displays help documentation.



Shows information about this Linode account.


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2021-01-26 perl v5.32.1 User Contributed Perl Documentation