Known Limitations in the MobileFirst Development CLI 8.0 Beta
The development CLI in the MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 beta has the following known limitations and workarounds:
- When installing the development CLI (particularly on Windows systems) you may get installation errors that either require python to be installed, or that
node-gyphas failed. These errors are actually harmless and do not affect the functionality of the CLI. However, you can avoid these error messages by using the
--no-optionalflag when installing the CLI, such as:
$ npm install -g --no-optional mfpdev-cli
mfpdev app registercommand does not work with remote servers using HTTPS. As a workaround, when specifying a remote server profile, be sure to use the
http://protocol and the appropriate port (typically 80).
When previewing Cordova applications using the
The IBM MobileFirst Platform Command Line Interface (CLI) commands that are used to define a MobileFirst Server do not currently support IPV6 internet addresses for Cordova applications. These commands include
mfpdev app register,
mfpdev server add, and
mfpdev server edit.