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        Setting up the IBM Cloud Functions CLI

        To use the IBM Cloud Functions CLI (Command Line Interface), follow these steps.

        Download

        Download and install the Bluemix CLI.

        Install the Cloud Functions Plugin

        bx plugin install Cloud-Functions -r Bluemix

        Log In to IBM Cloud

        Do this step initially and whenever you want to target a different Region:

        Run the command below in a terminal to target Region: and Namespace: .
        bx login -a api.ng.bluemix.net -o -s
        After this step, you can use the Bluemix CLI to change the target Region and Namespace.

        Test It

        Verify your setup. Here, we perform a blocking (synchronous) invocation of echo, passing it "hello" as an argument.
        bx wsk action invoke /whisk.system/utils/echo -p message hello --result
        { "message": "hello" }
        For more detail, consult the online Cloud Functions documentation.
        To use the IBM Cloud Functions CLI (Command Line Interface), follow these steps.

        Target a Region and Namespace

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        Test It

        Verify your setup. Here, we perform a blocking (synchronous) invocation of echo, passing it "hello" as an argument.
        wsk action invoke /whisk.system/utils/echo -p message hello --result
        { "message": "hello" }
        For more detail, consult the online Cloud Functions documentation.