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aa viewprefs
displays preferences for Authorization Administration commands
aa viewprefs [--[no]global] [--command=value] [--[no]showValidValues] [--[no]ask] [--ui=[unspecified|gui|cli|api]] [(-?|--usage)] [(-N|--no)] [(-Y|--yes)] [--[no]batch] [--cwd=directory] [(-F file|--selectionFile=file)] [--forceConfirm=[yes|no]] [(-g|--gui)] [--quiet] [--settingsUI=[gui|default]] [--status=[none|gui|default]]
aa viewprefs displays preferences for Authorization Administration commands.
This command takes the universal options available to all aa commands, as well as some general options. See the options reference page for descriptions. For an easy way to see a list of commands and values that may be set, simply type the aa viewprefs command, either piped through |more or redirected to a file, for example:
aa viewprefs --global --showValidValues >prefs.txt
Alternatively, the --gui option presents a common preferences dialog box that lets you view and configure the preferences for Authorization Administration; workflows and documents; configuration management; Windchill RV&S Administration Client; and the Windchill RV&S Client.
controls whether to view all preferences.
identifies the command preference to be viewed.
controls whether to list valid values for the preferences.
controls whether to view the ask control over the preference options. See the description for --[no]ask on the aa setprefs command.
controls whether to apply the preference to the graphical user interface, the command line interface, the application programming interface, or when the interface is unspecified. By default, --ui=unspecified is used and applies any changes you make to all interfaces unless there is already an interface specific preference configured.
See the diagnostics reference page for possible exit status values.
See Also
Commands: aa loadrc, aa setprefs
Miscellaneous: ACL, diagnostics, options, preferences