Appium provides a command-line executable (
appium), which will likely be your main way of interacting with
the Appium server. This section of the Appium documentation describes how to use this executable.
To start off, you can run
appium -v or
appium --version to return the installed version,
appium -h or
appium --help to return the help message.
appium executable provides 3 subcommands:
appium server(or simply
appium) - launch an Appium server
appium driver- manage Appium drivers
appium plugin- manage Appium plugins
Like the main command, you can also run each subcommand with the
--help flag to learn more about it.