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QQ CLI: File System


Lists the file system and capacity qq commands available in Qumulo Core and their corresponding API action


  • Cluster running Qumulo Core
    • Cluster is in quorum and qfsd process is running on the selected node
    • The list below reflects the file system and capacity qq commands currently available and can differ between versions of Qumulo Core. Certain commands may require upgrading to a later release to utilize a specific API action.
  • Command line (CLI) tools installed via API & Tools in the Web UI
  • Admin privileges on the Qumulo cluster


qq capacity_history_files_get
Get historical largest file data 
qq capacity_history_get
Get capacity history data 
qq current_activity_get
Get current sampled IOP and throughput rates 
qq fs_file_samples
Get a number of sample files from the file system
qq fs_get_stats
Get file system statistics 
qq time_series_get
Get specified time series data


qq fs_acl_explain_chmod
Explain how setting a POSIX mode would affect a file's acl
qq fs_acl_explain_posix_mode
Explain the derivation of POSIX mode from a file's ACL
qq fs_acl_explain_rights
Explain how rights are granted to a user for a file. *Note that this command does not discover the user's groups and related identities when computing rights. To provide this information, use the -g argument.
qq fs_copy
Server-side copy files
qq fs_create_dir
Create a new directory 
qq fs_create_file
Create a new file 
qq fs_create_link
Create a new link 
qq fs_create_symlink
Create a new symbolic link 
qq fs_create_unix_file
Create a new pipe, character device, block device or socket
qq fs_delete
Delete a file system object 
qq tree_delete_cancel
Cancels a tree-delete job 
qq tree_delete_create
Delete a file system tree recursively 
qq tree_delete_get
Status of a tree-delete job 
qq tree_delete_list
Lists all tree-delete jobs
qq fs_file_get_attr
Get file attributes 
qq fs_file_samples
Get a number of sample files from the file system
qq fs_file_set_attr
Set file attributes 
qq fs_file_set_smb_attrs
Change SMB extended attributes on the file 
qq fs_get_acl
Get file ACL 
qq fs_get_permissions_settings
Get permissions settings
qq fs_list_named_streams
List all named streams on a file or directory
qq fs_modify_acl
Modify file ACL 
qq fs_punch_hole
Create a hole in a region of a file. Destroys all data within the hole.
qq fs_read
Read a file 
qq fs_read_dir
Read a directory 
qq fs_read_dir_aggregates
Read directory aggregation entries
qq fs_remove_stream
Remove stream from a file or directory
qq fs_rename
Rename a file system object
qq fs_resolve_paths
Resolve file IDs to paths
qq fs_set_acl
Set file ACL
qq fs_set_permissions_settings
Set permissions settings
qq fs_walk_tree
Walk file system tree
qq fs_write
Write data to a file


qq fs_list_locks
List file locks held by clients
qq fs_list_lock_waiters_by_client
List waiting lock requests for a particular client machine 
qq fs_list_lock_waiters_by_file
List waiting lock requests for a particular files 
qq fs_release_nlm_lock
Release an arbitrary NLM byte-range lock range *Only use as a last resort after confirming that the owning process has leaked the lock
qq fs_release_nlm_locks_by_client
Release NLM byte range locks (ALL) held by client *Only use after confirming that the client is dead as a last resort

NOTE: Once you've accessed a node via ssh, you can see the full list of qq commands by running:

qq -h


You should now be able to successfully use file system and capacity qq commands to complete specific API actions in Qumulo Core


QQ CLI: Install Command-Line Tools

QQ CLI: Get Started

QQ CLI: Comprehensive list of Commands

Qumulo Core Capacity Trends

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