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       knife-raw - The man page for the knife raw subcommand.

       The  knife raw subcommand is used to send a REST request to an endpoint in the Chef server


       This subcommand has the following syntax:

          $ knife raw REQUEST_PATH (options)


       This subcommand has the following options:

       -c CONFIG_FILE, --config CONFIG_FILE
              The configuration file to use.

       --chef-zero-port PORT
              The port on which chef-zero will listen.

              Use to view colored output.

       -d, --disable-editing
              Use to prevent the $EDITOR from being opened and to accept data as-is.

              Use to have knife use the default value instead of asking a user to provide one.

       -e EDITOR, --editor EDITOR
              The $EDITOR that is used for all interactive commands.

       -E ENVIRONMENT, --environment ENVIRONMENT
              The name of the environment. When this option is added to a  command,  the  command
              will run only against the named environment.

       -F FORMAT, --format FORMAT
              The output format: summary (default), text, json, yaml, and pp.

       -h, --help
              Shows help for the command.

       -i FILE, --input FILE
              The name of a file to be used with the PUT or a POST request.

       -k KEY, --key KEY
              The  private key that knife will use to sign requests made by the API client to the
              Chef server.

       -m METHOD, --method METHOD
              The request method: DELETE, GET, POST, or PUT. Default value: GET.

              Use --no-pretty to disable pretty-print output for JSON. Default: --pretty.

              Use to show data after a destructive operation.

       -s URL, --server-url URL
              The URL for the Chef server.

       -u USER, --user USER
              The user name used by knife to sign requests made by the API  client  to  the  Chef
              server. Authentication will fail if the user name does not match the private key.

       -v, --version
              The version of the chef-client.

       -V, --verbose
              Set for more verbose outputs. Use -VV for maximum verbosity.

       -y, --yes
              Use  to  respond  to  all  confirmation  prompts with "Yes". knife will not ask for

       -z, --local-mode
              Use to run the chef-client in local  mode.  This  allows  all  commands  that  work
              against the Chef server to also work against the local chef-repo.


       To view information about a client:

          knife raw /clients/<client_name>

       To view information about a node:

          knife raw /nodes/<node_name>

       To delete a data bag, enter a command similar to:

          $ knife raw -m DELETE /data/foo

       to return something similar to:




                                            Chef 12.0                                KNIFE-RAW(1)