|VOS_APROPOS(1)||AFS Command Reference||VOS_APROPOS(1)|
vos_apropos - Displays each help entry containing a keyword string
vos apropos -topic <help string> [-help]
vos ap -t <help string> [-h]
The vos apropos command displays the first line of the online help entry for any vos command that has in its name or short description the string specified by the -topic argument.
To display the syntax for a command, use the vos help command.
- -topic <help string>
- Specifies the keyword string to match. Use lowercase letters only, except for the acronym "VLDB". If the string is more than a single word, surround it with double quotes ("") or other delimiters.
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.
The first line of a command's online help entry names it and briefly describes its function. This command displays the first line for any vos command where the string specified with the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.
The following command displays all vos commands that include the word lock in their names or short descriptions:
% vos apropos lock lock: lock VLDB entry for a volume unlock: release lock on VLDB entry for a volume unlockvldb: unlock all the locked entries in the VLDB
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