Once launched, RVC provides a shell-like method of navigating the vCenter inventory. It lays out vCenter objects in a filesystem-like hierarchy. This hierarchy follows the typical vCenter organizational model used by vCenter, which is visible through other tools like the Managed Object Browser.
For a more complete map of the vCenter inventory layout as it relates to RVC, please see Chapter 6 – vCenter inventory layout in RVC section of Appendix A, Chapter-specific Expansions. For the purposes of VSAN-related operations, we will primarily use the paths
Navigation in RVC is accomplished with familiar *NIX commands for filesystem navigation. The
cd command changes directories for navigation through the tree. The
ls command lists the items available to you in the current location.
.. is the relative path to the parent directory...