knife edit subcommand 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)
Review the list of common options available to this (and all) knife subcommands and plugins.
This subcommand has the following options:
staticfor just roles, environments, cookbooks, and data bags. By default,
hosted_everythingare dynamically selected depending on the server type. Default:
See knife.rb for more information about how to add certain knife options as settings in the knife.rb file.
The following examples show how to use this knife subcommand:
Remove a user from /groups/admins.json
A user who belongs to the
admins group must be removed from the group before they may be removed from an organization. To remove a user from the
admins group, run the following:
$ EDITOR=vi knife edit /groups/admins.json
make the required changes, and then save the file.
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