Working at the Command Line
EM CLI is ideally suited for shell scripts, but it also simplifies tasks that are ordinarily performed in the console. For instance, removing an EM agent and its related targets through the console can be quite trying. With EM CLI, you issue a one-line command and the same tasks execute quickly and completely from the command line.
This chapter will introduce you to some of the basics of EM CLI at the command line and then illustrate several ways you can apply EM CLI to administering your environment more quickly—without all the mouse clicks required to perform the same tasks in the console.
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