This section explains how to use the qq fs_get_user_metadata command.


Retrieve a user metadata value for a file by using the specified metadata key


qq fs_get_user_metadata [-h] (--path PATH | --id ID) [--s3] --key KEY [--snapshot SNAPSHOT] [--hex | --base64]


Flag Name Required Description
--path No File path
--id No File ID
--s3 No In Qumulo Core, there are two types of user metadata, generic and S3. By default, qq CLI commands manipulate generic metadata. When you use the --s3 flag, Qumulo Core makes user metadata visible to the S3 protocol as object metadata.
--key Yes Metadata key
--snapshot No Snapshot ID to read user metadata from
--hex No Print binary values as hex
--base64 No Print binary values as base64