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Identifying commands that you can execute from a vFiler unit

You can execute only some of the Data ONTAP commands from a vFiler unit. As a vfiler0 administrator or any other vFiler unit administrator, you can identify the commands that you can execute from a vFiler unit either from the vfiler0 context or any other vFiler unit context.

Before you begin

You must have understood the consideration and restrictions of the vfiler commands contained in the vFiler considerations section of each command's man page.

Step

  1. Based on whether you are a vfiler0 administrator or vFiler administrator, perform the appropriate action to identify the commands that you can execute from a vFiler unit:
    If you are a... Then...
    vfiler0 administrator Perform one of the following actions:
    • Enter the following command from the vfiler0 context:
      vfiler run vfilertemplate ?

      vfilertemplate is the name of the vFiler unit.

    • After changing the context to the vFiler unit, enter the following command from the vFiler context:
      ?
    Any nondefault vFiler unit's administrator Enter the following command:
    ?