Carbon Black Cloud: What is the RepCLI Utility?
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Carbon Black Cloud: What is the RepCLI Utility?


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Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Standard (formerly Cb Defense)


What is the RepCLI utility that is now part of the Windows/Mac Sensor installation?


  • Carbon Black Cloud Sensor: 3.3.x.x and Higher
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions
  • Carbon Black Cloud Mac Sensor: 3.5.x.x and higher
  • Apple macOS: All supported versions


RepCLI is a command line tool that can be used by authenticated users to locally administer the Sensor.

Additional Information

  • RepCLI is included in Windows Sensor versions beginning with
  • RepCLI is included in Mac Sensor versions beginning with 3.5
  • RepCLI requires authentication to access the full set of command options
  • RepCLI can be used to change Sensor settings, view Sensor data, and run Sensor commands without connection to the Console
  • The list of available RepCLI commands can be viewed by running RepCLI with no options