NAME

tabedit - view an xCAT database table in an editor and make changes.


SYNOPSIS

tabedit [table]

tabedit [-? | -h | --help]


DESCRIPTION

The tabedit command opens the specified table in the user's editor, allows them to edit any text, and then writes changes back to the database table. The table is flattened into a CSV (comma separated values) format file before giving it to the editor. After the editor is exited, the CSV file will be translated back into the database format. You may not tabedit the auditlog or eventlog because indexes will be regenerated. Use tabprune command to edit auditlog and eventlog.


OPTIONS

-?|-h|--help

Display usage message.


ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

TABEDITOR

The editor that should be used to edit the table, for example: vi, vim, emacs, oocalc, pico, gnumeric, nano. If TABEDITOR is not set, the value from EDITOR will be used. If EDITOR is not set, it will default to vi.


RETURN VALUE

  1. The command completed successfully.

  2. An error has occurred.


EXAMPLES


FILES

/opt/xcat/sbin/tabedit


SEE ALSO

tabrestore(8), tabdump(8), chtab(8)