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Jid Packaged by IOanyT Innovations - Alma Linux 8

Updated: Feb 24, 2023


Jid a very simple tool. You can drill down JSON interactively by using filtering queries like jq. Suggestion and Auto completion of this tool will provide you with a very comfortable JSON drill down. json incremental digger


To verify the installation, follow the below instructions

Step 1. Connect to SSH:

  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Instances.

  3. Select the instance and choose Connect.

  4. Choose SSH Client

  5. Copy the SSH command and paste it into the terminal.

ssh ec2-user@publicIP -i [Path of key pair file]

If it shows an access denied message run the following command, then run the above command again to connect via ssh.

chmod 400 [Path of key pair file]

Once launched in the Amazon EC2 Service, please connect to the instance via an SSH client using the ec2-user with the key pair associated at launch. Once connected as the ec2-user user, you will be able to sudo to the root user

Step 2. Verify the installation

Follow the steps to verify the Jid installation

1. Login with ssh

2. Type the below command to check the version

jid -version

How to use Jid in the terminal:

1. After connecting with ssh write the below command:

sudo vi test.json

2. After that give permission using the below command :

sudo chmod 777 test.json

3. Run the below command :

sudo echo '{"status":"success","data":[{"name":"John","age":25},{"name":"James","age":29}]}' > test.json

4. Run jid command and load JSON from a file:

jid < test.json

5. Now we can drill down JSON data incrementally by using filters.

To monitor and assess application functions:-

a. Navigate to your Amazon EC2 console and verify that you're in the correct region.

b. Choose Instances and select your launched instance.

c. Select the server to display your metadata page and choose the Status checks tab at the bottom of the page to review if your status checks passed or failed.



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