Auterion CLI Reference

Command line utility to interact with Auterion Devices and Apps

Type auterion-cli --help in your command line to get help. For help for a sub-command, type auterion-cli <subcommand> --help


Auterion CLI can be easily installed with the help of the python package installer (pip). Therefore, before running the next installation step, make sure that you have pip installed and running on your development system.

pip3 install auterion-cli

Make sure your that ~/.local/bin directory is in the PATH to access it.

Your system also needs to be able to run arm64 docker containers in order to compile apps for Skynode. Refer to Development environment Setupfor a guide on how to set up Docker.


Auterion CLI automatically checks for updates when running. In order to update to the newest version run the following command:

pip3 install --upgrade auterion-cli

Command reference

Discover / select devices

"Selecting" a device makes auterion-cli perform all actions against that selected device. In case no device is selected, auterion-cli will default to any device reachable on

auterion-cli device discover

Discover reachable Auterion devices

auterion-cli device select <serial>

Select a reachable device to connect to

auterion-cli device deselect

Deselect any currently selected device

Device information

auterion-cli info

Get information about the selected device

auterion-cli report

Download diagnostic report from selected device

App management

auterion-cli app list

List all currently installed apps on the device

auterion-cli app start <app name>

Start a stopped app

auterion-cli app stop <app name>

Stop a running app

auterion-cli app restart <app name>

Restart an app

auterion-cli app enable <app name>

Enable autostart for an app

auterion-cli app disable <app name>

Disable autostart for an app

auterion-cli app status <app name>

Get current status for an app

auterion-cli app logs <app name> [-f]

Display logs for an app. Add -f for live log feed.

Development workflow

auterion-cli app init

Create a new app project

auterion-cli app build

Build the app project in current folder. Creates .auterionos file in build folder.

auterion-cli app install <file>

Install the .auterionos app file to skynode

auterion-cli app remove <app name>

Remove an app from skynode

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