Linux commands for CloudLink Agent

When performing many tasks related to CloudLink Agent on Linux machines, you use the svm command. This command has several subcommands that are used to perform actions including registering, encrypting, reloading machines, and removing mount points.

The following table lists the actions for each svm subcommand and identifies the topic in the CloudLink documentation where it is referenced.

Table 1. Command actions
Action Commands Procedure
About CloudLink Agent svm about Displays general information about CloudLink Agent
Decrypt boot volumes Encrypted using CloudLink 6.7 to 7.0.1:

svm decrypt / [-v ]

For more information, see Decrypt a volume.
Decrypt mounted volumes Encrypted using CloudLink 6.7 to 7.0.1:

svm decrypt [mount_point]

For more information, see Decrypt a volume.
Encrypt svm encrypt [mount_point] Encrypt a mount point or block device.

For more information, see Encrypt a volume.

svm encrypt [device_name]
Erase svm erase [device_name] Erases a device
Generate svm gentechsupport [script] Creates a tech support file with an optional script file that runs more commands
Manage svm manage [device_name] Take control of a self-encrypting drive.
Network status svm netstat Displays the network connection status
Recover svm recover [mount_point] For more information, see Move an encrypted drive to another machine.
svm recover [device_name]
Refresh svm refresh For more information, see "Refresh the CloudLink Agent service on Linux machines" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0.1 Deployment Guide.
Register svm [-v ] [-G group_regcode] -S clc_address For more information, see the topic "Download, install, and configure CloudLink Agent using Custom mode on Linux Machines " in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0.1 Deployment Guide.
svm [-v ] [-G group_regcode] -S clc_address -t Use the -t option to set Trusted Platform Module (TPM) mode on a physical machine that has a TPM version 2.0 chip installed. This option is only available during CloudLink Agent installation.
svm -S [clc_address] [-v ] For more information, see Change the CloudLink Center IP address on a Linux machine.
Release svm release [device_name] Release control of a self-encrypting drive.
Reload svm reload [-v ] Scan for new disks.

For more information, see the topic "Refresh the CloudLink Agent service on Linux machines" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0.1 Deployment Guide.

Remove svm removemp [mount_point] Remove a mount point without saving any data.
Status svm status Shows the connection and mount point statuses

For more information, see the topic "Verify successful deployment" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0.1 Deployment Guide.

svm status connection

or

svm status co
Shows the CloudLink cluster nodes statuses
Uninstall svm uninstall For more information, see the chapter "Uninstall CloudLink Agent" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0.1 Deployment Guide.