After launching the CLI and loading a wallet, you can issue commands; a list of which is available from help and help all.

The help set command shows a listing of options which can be set with set <option-name> <option-value>, however, I can't figure out a way to get the current value of an option. A common pattern of just not specifying <option-value> does not work.

If these runtime values cannot be retrieved from within the CLI, where are they persisted on disk when they deviate from the default?

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Just type set and hit return. That lists all the currently set values.

  • Can't believe I didn't try that. Now to figure out how to submit a PR for the CLI help...
    – NReilingh
    Commented Apr 16, 2021 at 4:25
  • works in DOS, Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and MacOS too. :)
    – Dave
    Commented Apr 16, 2021 at 15:05
  • @Dave Sure, but on *nix, at least I could grep the output to find the option I care about. No grep inside of the interactive wallet cli!
    – NReilingh
    Commented Apr 17, 2021 at 4:09
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    @NReilingh monero-wallet-cli --wallet-file MyWallet --password 'X' set | grep auto-refresh
    – jtgrassie
    Commented Apr 17, 2021 at 8:08

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