NAME

vos_apropos - Displays each help entry containing a keyword string

SYNOPSIS

vos apropos -topic <help string> [-help]

DESCRIPTION

The vos apropos command displays the first line of the online help entry for any vos command that has in its name or short description the string specified by the -topic argument.

To display the syntax for a command, use the vos help command.

OPTIONS

-topic <help string>

Specifies the keyword string to match. Use lowercase letters only. If the string is more than a single word, surround it with double quotes ("") or other delimiters.

-help

Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.

OUTPUT

The first line of a command's online help entry names it and briefly describes its function. This command displays the first line for any vos command where the string specified with the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.

EXAMPLES

The following command displays all vos commands that include the word lock in their names or short descriptions:

   % vos apropos lock
   lock: lock a volume
   unlock: release volume lock
   unlockvldb: unlock all locked volumes

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

None

SEE ALSO

vos(1), vos_help(1)

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