knife list subcommand to view a list of objects on the Chef server. This subcommand works similar to
knife cookbook list,
knife data bag list,
knife environment list,
knife node list, and
knife role list, but with a single verb (and a single action).
This subcommand has the following syntax:
$ knife list [PATTERN...] (options)
Review the list of common options available to this (and all) knife subcommands and plugins.
This subcommand has the following options:
ls-like output. Default:
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:
For example, to view a list of roles on the Chef server:
$ knife list roles/
List roles and environments
To view a list of roles and environments on the Chef server:
$ knife list roles/ environments/
To view a list of absolutely everything on the Chef server:
$ knife list -R /
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