knife show subcommand to view the details of one (or more) objects on the Chef server. This subcommand works similar to
knife cookbook show,
knife data bag show,
knife environment show,
knife node show, and
knife role show, but with a single verb (and a single action).
This subcommand has the following syntax:
$ knife show [PATTERN...] (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:
The following examples show how to use this knife subcommand:
Show all cookbooks
To show all cookbooks in the
$ knife show cookbooks/
or, (if already in the
cookbooks/ directory in the local chef-repo):
$ knife show
Show roles and environments
$ knife show roles/ environments/
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