HINFO(1) Ganeti | Version 2.6.2


hinfo - Cluster information printer


hinfo {backend options...} [algorithm options...] [reporting options...]

hinfo --version

Backend options:

{ -m cluster | -L[ path ] | -t data-file | -I path }

Algorithm options:

[ -O name... ]

Reporting options:

[ -p[ fields ] ] [ --print-instances ] [ -v... | -q ]


hinfo is the cluster information printer. It prints information about the current cluster state and its residing nodes/instances. It's similar to the output of hbal except that it doesn't take any action is just for information purpose. This information might be useful for debugging a certain cluster state.


For a detailed description about the options listed above have a look at htools(7) and hbal(1).


Report bugs to project website or contact the developers using the Ganeti mailing list.


Ganeti overview and specifications: ganeti(7) (general overview), ganeti-os-interface(7) (guest OS definitions).

Ganeti commands: gnt-cluster(8) (cluster-wide commands), gnt-job(8) (job-related commands), gnt-node(8) (node-related commands), gnt-instance(8) (instance commands), gnt-os(8) (guest OS commands), gnt-group(8) (node group commands), gnt-backup(8) (instance import/export commands), gnt-debug(8) (debug commands).

Ganeti daemons: ganeti-watcher(8) (automatic instance restarter), ganeti-cleaner(8) (job queue cleaner), ganeti-noded(8) (node daemon), ganeti-masterd(8) (master daemon), ganeti-rapi(8) (remote API daemon).

Ganeti htools: htools(1) (generic binary), hbal(1) (cluster balancer), hspace(1) (capacity calculation), hail(1) (IAllocator plugin), hscan(1) (data gatherer from remote clusters), hinfo(1) (cluster information printer).