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From "Jason Warner" <>
Subject Re: GShell Geronimo commands documentation?
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2008 16:06:59 GMT
Thanks for the replies.  The help command is a great start, and gives us a
good base of knowledge for people to reference.  The entries in the
README.txt file that Kevan added are kind of what I was asking about.  From
your responses, that combined with the help commands seems to be the only
documentation we have so far in regards to gshell's geronimo specific

On Feb 12, 2008 5:45 PM, Kevan Miller <> wrote:

> On Feb 12, 2008, at 5:21 PM, David Jencks wrote:
> there's layout.xml and all the commands are in the command module.... a
> lot of the commands have some help although I've had some problems figuring
> out how to access it.
> probably not telling you anything you didn't know :-/
> david jencks
> On Feb 12, 2008, at 1:55 PM, Jason Warner wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've been doing some work on the wiki page for Gshell, providing
> information on the available commands that can be used.  The only
> incarnation of GShell I've been using, though, is what can be built and used
> standalone.  This means that I have zero experience with the Geronimo
> specific commands that come built in with the server.  My question to you
> people then is: What commands are available to a user through gshell?  Do we
> already have some documentation for this?
> Download (or build) a server (e.g.
> run './geronimo-tomcat6-javaee5-2.1/bin/gsh' (on a proper OS :)
> To get help:
> 'help' will display all commands -- the format of this output really needs
> to be more usable!
> --help will get command specific options. For instance:
> > geronimo/start-server --help
> start-server
>  --
>   -A (--javaagent) JAR           Use a specific Java Agent, set to 'none'
> to dis
>                                  able
>   -D (--property) NAME=VALUE     Define system properties
>   -G (--gproperty) NAME=VALUE    Define an org.apache.geronimo property
>   -H (--home) DIR                Use a specific Geronimo home directory
>   -J (--javaopt) FLAG            Set a JVM flag
>   -b (--background)              Run the server process in the background
>   -h (--help)                    Display this help message
>   -j (--jvm) DIR                 Use a specific Java Virtual Machine for
> server
>                                  process
>   -l (--logfile) FILE            Capture console output to file
>   -m (--module) NAME             Start up a specific module by name
>   -q (--quiet)                   Suppress informative and warning messages
>   -t (--timeout) N               Specify the timeout for the server
> process in s
>                                  econds
>   -v (--verbose)                 Enable verbose output; specify multipule
> times
>                                  to increase verbosity
> I documented the basics of this in the README.
> --kevan

~Jason Warner

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