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knife-edit - The man page for the knife edit subcommand.
The knife edit subcommand is used to edit objects on the Chef server. This subcommand
works similar to knife cookbook edit, knife data bag edit, knife environment edit, knife
node edit, and knife role edit, but with a single verb (and a single action).
This subcommand has the following syntax:
$ knife edit (options)
This subcommand has the following options:
-c CONFIG_FILE, --config CONFIG_FILE
The configuration file to use.
The path to the chef-repo. This setting will override the default path to the
chef-repo. Default: same as specified by chef_repo_path in config.rb.
The port on which chef-zero will listen.
Use to view colored output.
The number of allowed concurrent connections. Default: 10.
Use to prevent the $EDITOR from being opened and to accept data as-is.
Use to have knife use the default value instead of asking a user to provide one.
-e EDITOR, --editor EDITOR
The $EDITOR that is used for all interactive commands.
-E ENVIRONMENT, --environment ENVIRONMENT
The name of the environment. When this option is added to a command, the command
will run only against the named environment.
-F FORMAT, --format FORMAT
The output format: summary (default), text, json, yaml, and pp.
Shows help for the command.
-k KEY, --key KEY
The private key that knife will use to sign requests made by the API client to the
Use to show files in the local chef-repo instead of a remote location. Default:
Use to show data after a destructive operation.
The layout of the local chef-repo. Possible values: static, everything, or
hosted_everything. Use static for just roles, environments, cookbooks, and data
bags. By default, everything and hosted_everything are dynamically selected
depending on the server type. Default: everything / hosted_everything.
-s URL, --server-url URL
The URL for the Chef server.
-u USER, --user USER
The user name used by knife to sign requests made by the API client to the Chef
server. Authentication will fail if the user name does not match the private key.
The version of the chef-client.
Set for more verbose outputs. Use -VV for maximum verbosity.
Use to respond to all confirmation prompts with "Yes". knife will not ask for
Use to run the chef-client in local mode. This allows all commands that work
against the Chef server to also work against the local chef-repo.
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