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NetVault SmartDisk CLI: an overview
Configuration and administration of NetVault SmartDisk is handled primarily through the NetVault SmartDisk CLI. You can perform basic functions such as configuring, monitoring, starting, and stopping NetVault SmartDisk.…\foundation\bin\smartdisk.bat <command>
IMPORTANT: If you are using NetVault SmartDisk on Windows Server® 2008, Windows® Vista, or Windows 7, use a Run as Administrator command prompt to run the CLI commands. If you use a standard command prompt, you might receive an Access Denied message, even if you have administrator privileges.
To use a Run as Administrator command prompt:
1 Click Start > Run.
2 In the Run dialog box, type cmd, and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
The Administrator Command Prompt appears.
Accessing command help
NetVault SmartDisk displays a list of the available options and an explanation of how to use them.
Processing basic shell commands
The following table lists all the commands in alphabetical order.
Table 1. Available commands
Displays and modifies the NetVault SmartDisk configuration. For more information, see Using the config command options.
Places a copy of all relevant files into a compressed file. For more information, see Dumping NetVault SmartDisk-related information to a compressed file.
Displays a complete list of the NetVault SmartDisk commands supported on the NetVault SmartDisk platform.
Installs a license key. For more information, see Installing a license key.
Displays the NetVault SmartDisk logs, which are used for diagnosis.
Lets you change the name or password, or both, of the non-privileged user that was stored when you originally installed NetVault SmartDisk. If you change the non-privileged user name or password after installation, use this command to change it in NetVault SmartDisk as well.
• Changing the non-privileged user affects the number of people who have read- and write-access to the Windows® Application log. For more information, see Authentication requirements. The password is case-sensitive.
Stops and restarts the NetVault SmartDisk Services. Must be run by an Administrator User.
Starts the NetVault SmartDisk Services. Must be run by an Administrator User.
Displays NetVault SmartDisk statistics that you can use to monitor NetVault SmartDisk performance. For more information, see Viewing NetVault SmartDisk statistics.
Indicates whether the NetVault SmartDisk Services are running.
Displays the current version of NetVault SmartDisk that is installed.
Determining the status of NetVault SmartDisk Services
If NetVault SmartDisk services are running, NetVault SmartDisk displays:
If NetVault SmartDisk Services are not running, NetVault SmartDisk displays: