ee cli info

Print various details about the EE environment.

Helpful for diagnostic purposes, this command shares:

  • OS information.
  • Shell information.
  • PHP binary used.
  • PHP binary version.
  • php.ini configuration file used (which is typically different than web).
  • EE root dir: where EE is installed (if non-Phar install).
  • EE global config: where the global config YAML file is located.
  • EE project config: where the project config YAML file is located.
  • EE version: currently installed version.

See config docs for more details on global and project config YAML files.


: Render output in a particular format.
default: list

  • list
  • json


# Display various data about the CLI environment.
$ ee cli info
OS:  Linux 4.10.0-42-generic #46~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Dec 4 15:57:59 UTC 2017 x86_64
Shell:   /usr/bin/zsh
PHP binary:  /usr/bin/php
PHP version:
php.ini used:    /etc/php/7.1/cli/php.ini
EE root dir:    phar://ee.phar
EE packages dir:    /home/person/.ee/packages/
EE global config:
EE project config:
EE version: 1.5.0


Argument Description
--sites_path=<path> Absolute path to where all sites will be stored.
--locale=<locale> Locale for WordPress.
--le-mail=<le-mail> Mail-id to be used for letsencrypt.
--wp-mail=<wp-mail> Default Mail-id to be used for WordPress site installation.
--sysctl=<true/false> Whether to add sysctl config in docker-compose.
--[no-]color Whether to colorize the output.
--debug[=<group>] Show all PHP errors; add verbosity to EE bootstrap.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.


ee cli alias

List available EE aliases.

ee cli check-update

Check to see if there is a newer version of EE available.

ee cli cmd-dump

Dump the list of installed commands, as JSON.

ee cli completions

Generate tab completion strings.

ee cli has-command

Detects if a command exists

ee cli param-dump

Dump the list of global parameters, as JSON or in var_export format.

ee cli self-uninstall

Uninstalls easyengine completely along with all sites

ee cli update

Update EE to the latest release.

ee cli version

Print EE version.