Lance Lance - 1 year ago 123
Node.js Question

How to view pm2 command line arguments passed to Node.js at startup?

As a server administrator, I would like to view the command line arguments that a Node.js service was started with using pm2. (The ones that Node.js uses via


The command
pm2 show my-service-name
gives information around that service but does not display the command that was used to start it.

pm2 start index.js -- myProcessArgument

Can anyone please tell me where I can see
, or even better, the full line above?

Answer Source

All you have to do is :

pm2 describe <id of application or name>


pm2 describe 1 or pm2 describe app

The output should have script args tag that will describe all command line arguments,You can find more information here

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