Node.ACS provides a simple command-line interface, acs, for creating and administering Node.ACS applications.
acs requires Node.js version 0.8.13 or greater. If you don't have a suitable version of Node installed, please visit: http://nodejs.org to install or upgrade Node.
Once Node is installed, run the following command to install acs.
npm install -g acs
Depending on how Node is installed, you may need to run the install command as an administrator:
sudo npm install -g acs
acs provides commands for you to create and manage Node.ACS applications. Command usage has the following format:
acs [_COMMAND_] [_COMMON OPTIONS_] [_COMMAND OPTIONS_]
acs --help will give you a full list of commands usage, you can also
acs _COMMAND_ --help to get the usage of a specific command.
Here is a list of available commands and brief description for each of them:
|accesslog||List application's access log|
|add||Add a new route/service|
|cname||Set a CNAME for an application|
|config||Configures the application|
|crt||Manages SSL certificates for the application|
|download||Downloads source files for the specified application and version.|
|list||List all applications|
|logcat||Tail active application logs|
|loglist||List application logs|
|login||Login to Node.ACS|
|logout||Log out of Node.ACS|
|new||Create new application|
|publish||Publish application to Node.ACS cloud|
|remove||Remove an application|
|run||Run an application locally for dev./testing|
|unpublish||Unpublish an application|
|whoami||Show current login user|
Common CLI Options
|-h, --help||Show command usage information.|
|-v, --version||Show CLI version.|
|-d, --dir dir||Specifies an application by its directory.|
|-n, --no-colors||Turn off coloring for command output.|
|--no-banner||Turn off banner for command output.|
|--dates||Turn on dates in log.|
Login with Appcelerator Credentials
It is important to have a user login session on your dev. environment since most of the commands are about modifing your Node.ACS applications, so do a user login before doing anything is recommended. User login can be done by using login command.