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Command line tool for managing cloud instance initialization. More information:

  • Display the status of the most recent cloud-init run:

cloud-init status

  • Wait for cloud-init to finish running and then report status:

cloud-init status --wait

  • List available top-level metadata keys to query:

cloud-init query --list-keys

  • Query cached instance metadata for data:

cloud-init query {{dot_delimited_variable_path}}

  • Clean logs and artifacts to allow cloud-init to rerun:

cloud-init clean