To get started with the morpheus cli its helpful to use
The shell allows you enter an interactive shell that provides history and autocomplete features for learning to use the cli. All commands mentioned prefixed with
morpheus can be omitted since we are in shell mode.
This is a convenient way to test things out quickly, and to avoid prefixing your commands with
Open a shell¶
Now you may run all the available commands like so:
morpheus> remote use qa morpheus> login morpheus> clouds list
To see the list of all available commands, use
TAB can be used to auto-complete the name of a command or any aliases you’ve defined.
CTRL + R can be used to search for available commands and previously executed commands.
The ↑ and ↓ arrow keys can be used to navigate through the shell history.
To see a list of all the commands you’ve executed in a shell, use
morpheus> history Last 4 commands 1 flush-history 2 groups list 3 clouds list 4 instances list
Historical commands can be executed by prefixing the command number with
And again, just like bash, you can re-execute the last command with
flush-history command can be used to delete the shell history.
It is possible to execute multiple commands sequentially inside a shell, like this:
morpheus> instances stats 7; instances stats 8; instances stats 9
You may define an Alias within a shell, which will persist through subsequent shells.
morpheus shell morpheus> alias restart-711='instances restart "My Test Instance"' morpheus> restart-711 morpheus> exit morpheus shell morpheus> restart-711
To exit a shell, use