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

  • Action—About CloudLink Agent
    • Commandsvm about
    • Note—Displays general information about CloudLink Agent.
  • Action—Decrypt boot volumes
    • Commands
      • Encrypted using CloudLink 5.5 to 6.9—svm decrypt / [-v ]
      • Encrypted using CloudLink 5.0—svm decrypt /target_disk [-v ]
    • Note—For more information, see Decrypt a volume.
  • Action—Decrypt mounted volumes
    • Commands
      • Encrypted using CloudLink 5.5 to 6.9—svm decrypt / [-v ]
      • Encrypted using CloudLink 5.0—svm decrypt [mount_point] [additional_mp]
    • Note—For more information, see Decrypt a volume.
  • Action—Encrypt
    • Commands
      • svm encrypt [mount_point]
      • svm encrypt [device_name]
    • Note—Encrypt a mount point or block device. For more information, see Encrypt a volume.
  • Action—Erase
    • Commandsvm erase [device_name]
    • Note—Erases a device.
  • Action—Generate
    • Commandsvm gentechsupport [script]
    • Note—Creates a tech support file with an optional script file that runs more commands.
  • Action—Manage
    • Commandsvm manage [device_name]
    • Note—Take control of a self-encrypting drive.
  • Action—Network status
    • Commandsvm netstat
    • Note—Displays the network connection status.
  • Action—Recover
  • Action—Refresh
    • Commandsvm refresh
    • Note—For more information, see the topic "Refresh the CloudLink Agent service on Linux machines" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0 Deployment Guide.
  • Action—Register
    • Commands
      • svm [-v ] [-G group_regcode] -S clc_address
      • svm [-v ] [-G group_regcode] -S clc_address -t
      • svm -S [clc_address] [-v ]
    • Note
      • 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 Deployment Guide.
      • 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.
      • For more information, see Change the CloudLink Center IP address on a Linux machine.
  • Action—Release
    • Commandsvm release [device_name]
    • Note—Release control of a self-encrypting drive.
  • Action—Reload
    • Commandsvm reload [-v ]
    • Note—For more information, see the topic "Refresh the CloudLink Agent service on Linux machines" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0 Deployment Guide.
  • Action—Remove
    • Commandsvm release [device_name]
    • Note—Remove a mount point without saving any data.
  • Action—Status
    • Commandssvm refresh
      • svm status
      • svm status connection or svm status co
    • Note
      • Shows the connection and mount point statuses. For more information, see the topic "Verify successful deployment" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0 Deployment Guide.
      • Shows the CloudLink cluster nodes statuses
  • Action—Uninstall
    • Commandsvm uninstall
    • Note—For more information, see the chapter "Uninstall CloudLink Agent" in the Dell EMC CloudLink 7.0 Deployment Guide.