openstack share Command-Line Interface (CLI)


openstack [options] share <command> [command-options]

openstack help share <command>


The OpenStack Client plugin interacts with the Manila service through the openstack share command line interface (CLI).

To use the CLI, you must provide your OpenStack username, password, project, auth endpoint and the share API version. You can use configuration options --os-username, --os-password, --os-project-name, --os-auth-url and --os-share-api-version, or set the corresponding environment variables:

export OS_USERNAME=foo
export OS_PASSWORD=bar
export OS_TENANT_NAME=foobarproject
export OS_AUTH_URL=http://...

Getting help

To get a full list of all possible commands, run:

$ openstack help share

To get detailed help for one command, run:

$ openstack help share <command>


Get information about the openstack share create command:

$ openstack help share create

Create one share:

$ openstack share create NFS 1 --name "myshare"

List shares:

$ openstack share list

Display a share:

$ openstack share show myshare

Delete a share:

$ openstack share delete myshare

Extend a 1gb share to 2gb:

$ openstack share resize myshare 2

Shrink a 2gb share to 1gb:

$ openstack share resize myshare 1

Command Reference