The update command is used to update the ossutil version.

Note The commands described in this topic apply to Linux. To use the commands in other systems, replace ./ossutil in the command with the actual executable program name. For example, you can use the help command in 32-bit Windows systems by running ossutil32.exe help.

Command syntax

./ossutil update [-f]
This command checks the current and latest versions of ossutil and generates their version numbers. If an update is available, this command asks whether you want to upgrade ossutil to the latest version. If the --force (abbreviated as-f) option is specified, the command upgrades ossutil without asking for confirmation when an update is available.


Upgrade the version of ossutil.
./ossutil update 
The current version is v1.5.1 and the latest version is 1.6.0.
Are you sure you want to update the version (y or N)? y

Common options

The following table describes the options you can add to the update command.
Option Description 
-f, --force Specifies whether to force an operation without prompting the user for confirmation.
--retry-times Specifies the number of times an operation is retried if the operation fails. Valid values: 1 to 500. Default value: 10.
--loglevel Specifies the log level. The default value is null, indicating that no log files are generated. Valid values:
  • info: generates prompt logs.
  • debug: generates detailed logs that contain corresponding HTTP request and response information.
--proxy-host Specifies the URL of the proxy server. HTTP, HTTPS, and SOCKS5 proxies are supported. An example of the URL is http://120.79. **.**:3128 or socks5://120.79. **. **:1080.
--proxy-user Specifies the username for the proxy server. The default value is null.
--proxy-pwd Specifies the password for the proxy server. The default value is null.
Note For more information about common options, see View all supported options.