Command line syntax examples

The following lists examples of how to interpret command syntax.


Enter exit .


To display the current date, do one of the following:

  • Enter date with no optional parameters.

  • Enter date followed by -sfo to specify standard formatted output.To set a specific date on the system, enter date followed by the date parameters in one of the following formats:
    • mm/dd/yy
    • mm/dd/yyyy
    This syntax indicates that the month (mm ) and day (dd ) parameters are optional, but either a two-digit year (yy ) or four-digit year (yyyy ) parameter is required for setting a date.
eficompress infile outfile

Enter eficompress followed by the filename for the uncompressed input file as the infile parameter, and the compressed output file as the outfile parameter.