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[dpdk-dev] app/testpmd: unify help strings

Message ID 20161202013727.2117-1-ferruh.yigit@intel.com (mailing list archive)
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Ferruh Yigit Dec. 2, 2016, 1:37 a.m. UTC
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Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
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 app/test-pmd/cmdline.c | 465 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------
 1 file changed, 250 insertions(+), 215 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/app/test-pmd/cmdline.c b/app/test-pmd/cmdline.c
index 63b55dc..47da22b 100644
--- a/app/test-pmd/cmdline.c
+++ b/app/test-pmd/cmdline.c
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_help_brief_help =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_help_brief = {
 	.f = cmd_help_brief_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "show help",
+	.help_str = "help: Show help",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_help_brief_help,
 		NULL,
@@ -824,7 +824,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_help_long_section =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_help_long = {
 	.f = cmd_help_long_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "show help",
+	.help_str = "help all|control|display|config|ports|register|filters: "
+		"Show help",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_help_long_help,
 		(void *)&cmd_help_long_section,
@@ -868,7 +869,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_operate_port_all_all =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_operate_port = {
 	.f = cmd_operate_port_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port start|stop|close all: start/stop/close all ports",
+	.help_str = "port start|stop|close all: Start/Stop/Close all ports",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_port_all_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_port_all_port,
@@ -913,7 +914,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_operate_specific_port_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_operate_specific_port = {
 	.f = cmd_operate_specific_port_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port start|stop|close X: start/stop/close port X",
+	.help_str = "port start|stop|close <port_id>: Start/Stop/Close port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_specific_port_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_specific_port_port,
@@ -954,8 +955,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_operate_attach_port_identifier =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_operate_attach_port = {
 	.f = cmd_operate_attach_port_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port attach identifier, "
-		"identifier: pci address or virtual dev name",
+	.help_str = "port attach <identifier>: "
+		"(identifier: pci address or virtual dev name)",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_attach_port_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_attach_port_keyword,
@@ -996,7 +997,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_operate_detach_port_port_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_operate_detach_port = {
 	.f = cmd_operate_detach_port_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port detach port_id",
+	.help_str = "port detach <port_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_detach_port_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_operate_detach_port_keyword,
@@ -1189,7 +1190,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_config_speed_specific_value2 =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_speed_specific = {
 	.f = cmd_config_speed_specific_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config X speed "
+	.help_str = "port config <port_id> speed "
 		"10|100|1000|10000|25000|40000|50000|100000|auto duplex "
 							"half|full|auto",
 	.tokens = {
@@ -1279,7 +1280,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_rx_tx_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_rx_tx = {
 	.f = cmd_config_rx_tx_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all rxq|txq|rxd|txd value",
+	.help_str = "port config all rxq|txq|rxd|txd <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rx_tx_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rx_tx_keyword,
@@ -1354,7 +1355,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_max_pkt_len_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_max_pkt_len = {
 	.f = cmd_config_max_pkt_len_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all max-pkt-len value",
+	.help_str = "port config all max-pkt-len <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_max_pkt_len_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_max_pkt_len_keyword,
@@ -1405,7 +1406,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_mtu_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_mtu = {
 	.f = cmd_config_mtu_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config mtu port_id value",
+	.help_str = "port config mtu <port_id> <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_mtu_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_mtu_keyword,
@@ -1625,7 +1626,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_config_rss_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_rss = {
 	.f = cmd_config_rss_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all rss all|ip|tcp|udp|sctp|ether|port|vxlan|geneve|nvgre|none",
+	.help_str = "port config all rss "
+		"all|ip|tcp|udp|sctp|ether|port|vxlan|geneve|nvgre|none",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rss_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rss_keyword,
@@ -1738,12 +1740,11 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_config_rss_hash_key_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_rss_hash_key = {
 	.f = cmd_config_rss_hash_key_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str =
-		"port config X rss-hash-key ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|"
-		"ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|"
-		"ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|l2-payload|"
-		"ipv6-ex|ipv6-tcp-ex|ipv6-udp-ex "
-		"<string of hexa digits (variable length, NIC dependent)>\n",
+	.help_str = "port config <port_id> rss-hash-key "
+		"ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|"
+		"ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|"
+		"l2-payload|ipv6-ex|ipv6-tcp-ex|ipv6-udp-ex "
+		"<string of hexa digits (variable length, NIC dependent)>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rss_hash_key_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rss_hash_key_config,
@@ -1838,7 +1839,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_config_rxtx_queue_opname =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_rxtx_queue = {
 	.f = cmd_config_rxtx_queue_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port X rxq|txq ID start|stop",
+	.help_str = "port <port_id> rxq|txq <queue_id> start|stop",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_speed_all_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rxtx_queue_portid,
@@ -1973,7 +1974,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_config_rss_reta_list_of_items =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_rss_reta = {
 	.f = cmd_set_rss_reta_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config X rss reta (hash,queue)[,(hash,queue)]",
+	.help_str = "port config <port_id> rss reta <hash,queue[,hash,queue]*>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rss_reta_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_rss_reta_keyword,
@@ -2080,7 +2081,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_showport_reta_list_of_items =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_showport_reta = {
 	.f = cmd_showport_reta_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "show port X rss reta (size) (mask0,mask1,...)",
+	.help_str = "show port <port_id> rss reta <size> <mask0[,mask1]*>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_reta_show,
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_reta_port,
@@ -2134,11 +2135,10 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_showport_rss_hash_rss_key =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_showport_rss_hash = {
 	.f = cmd_showport_rss_hash_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str =
-		"show port X rss-hash ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|"
-		"ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|"
-		"ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|l2-payload|"
-		"ipv6-ex|ipv6-tcp-ex|ipv6-udp-ex (X = port number)\n",
+	.help_str = "show port <port_id> rss-hash "
+		"ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|"
+		"ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|"
+		"l2-payload|ipv6-ex|ipv6-tcp-ex|ipv6-udp-ex",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_rss_hash_show,
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_rss_hash_port,
@@ -2152,11 +2152,10 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_showport_rss_hash = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_showport_rss_hash_key = {
 	.f = cmd_showport_rss_hash_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)1,
-	.help_str =
-		"show port X rss-hash ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|"
-		"ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|"
-		"ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|l2-payload|"
-		"ipv6-ex|ipv6-tcp-ex|ipv6-udp-ex key (X = port number)\n",
+	.help_str = "show port <port_id> rss-hash "
+		"ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|"
+		"ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|"
+		"l2-payload|ipv6-ex|ipv6-tcp-ex|ipv6-udp-ex key",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_rss_hash_show,
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_rss_hash_port,
@@ -2255,7 +2254,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_config_dcb_pfc_en =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_dcb = {
         .f = cmd_config_dcb_parsed,
         .data = NULL,
-        .help_str = "port config port-id dcb vt on|off nb-tcs pfc on|off",
+        .help_str = "port config <port-id> dcb vt on|off <num_tcs> pfc on|off",
         .tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_dcb_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_dcb_config,
@@ -2321,7 +2320,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_burst_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_burst = {
 	.f = cmd_config_burst_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all burst value",
+	.help_str = "port config all burst <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_burst_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_burst_keyword,
@@ -2390,7 +2389,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_thresh_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_thresh = {
 	.f = cmd_config_thresh_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all txpt|txht|txwt|rxpt|rxht|rxwt value",
+	.help_str = "port config all txpt|txht|txwt|rxpt|rxht|rxwt <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_thresh_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_thresh_keyword,
@@ -2454,7 +2453,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_threshold_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_threshold = {
 	.f = cmd_config_threshold_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all txfreet|txrst|rxfreet value",
+	.help_str = "port config all txfreet|txrst|rxfreet <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_threshold_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_threshold_keyword,
@@ -2483,7 +2482,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_stop_stop =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_stop = {
 	.f = cmd_stop_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "stop - stop packet forwarding",
+	.help_str = "stop: Stop packet forwarding",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_stop_stop,
 		NULL,
@@ -2613,7 +2612,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_list_of_items =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_fwd_list = {
 	.f = cmd_set_list_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set corelist|portlist x[,y]*",
+	.help_str = "set corelist|portlist <list0[,list1]*>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_list_keyword,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_list_name,
@@ -2660,7 +2659,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_setmask_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_fwd_mask = {
 	.f = cmd_set_mask_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set coremask|portmask hexadecimal value",
+	.help_str = "set coremask|portmask <hexadecimal value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setmask_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setmask_mask,
@@ -2706,7 +2705,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_set_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_numbers = {
 	.f = cmd_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set nbport|nbcore|burst|verbose value",
+	.help_str = "set nbport|nbcore|burst|verbose <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_what,
@@ -2752,7 +2751,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_txpkts_lengths =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_txpkts = {
 	.f = cmd_set_txpkts_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set txpkts x[,y]*",
+	.help_str = "set txpkts <len0[,len1]*>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_txpkts_keyword,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_txpkts_name,
@@ -2859,7 +2858,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_config_txqflags_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_txqflags = {
 	.f = cmd_config_txqflags_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all txqflags value",
+	.help_str = "port config all txqflags <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_txqflags_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_txqflags_config,
@@ -2907,8 +2906,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_rx_vlan_filter_all_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_rx_vlan_filter_all = {
 	.f = cmd_rx_vlan_filter_all_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add/remove all identifiers to/from the set of VLAN "
-	"Identifiers filtered by a port",
+	.help_str = "rx_vlan add|rm all <port_id>: "
+		"Add/Remove all identifiers to/from the set of VLAN "
+		"identifiers filtered by a port",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_rx_vlan_filter_all_rx_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_rx_vlan_filter_all_what,
@@ -3007,8 +3007,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_vlan_offload_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_vlan_offload = {
 	.f = cmd_vlan_offload_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set strip|filter|qinq|stripq on|off port_id[,queue_id], filter/strip for rx side"
-	" qinq(extended) for both rx/tx sides ",
+	.help_str = "vlan set strip|filter|qinq|stripq on|off <port_id[,queue_id]>: "
+		"Filter/Strip for rx side qinq(extended) for both rx/tx sides",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vlan_offload_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_vlan_offload_set,
@@ -3070,8 +3070,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_vlan_tpid_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_vlan_tpid = {
 	.f = cmd_vlan_tpid_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set inner|outer tpid tp_id port_id, set the VLAN "
-		    "Ether type",
+	.help_str = "vlan set inner|outer tpid <tp_id> <port_id>: "
+		"Set the VLAN Ether type",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vlan_tpid_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_vlan_tpid_set,
@@ -3120,8 +3120,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_rx_vlan_filter_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_rx_vlan_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_rx_vlan_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add/remove a VLAN identifier to/from the set of VLAN "
-	"Identifiers filtered by a port",
+	.help_str = "rx_vlan add|rm <vlan_id> <port_id>: "
+		"Add/Remove a VLAN identifier to/from the set of VLAN "
+		"identifiers filtered by a port",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_rx_vlan_filter_rx_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_rx_vlan_filter_what,
@@ -3165,7 +3166,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tx_vlan_set_vlanid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tx_vlan_set = {
 	.f = cmd_tx_vlan_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "enable hardware insertion of a single VLAN header "
+	.help_str = "tx_vlan set <port_id> <vlan_id>: "
+		"Enable hardware insertion of a single VLAN header "
 		"with a given TAG Identifier in packets sent on a port",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_vlan_set_tx_vlan,
@@ -3214,7 +3216,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tx_vlan_set_qinq_vlanid_outer =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tx_vlan_set_qinq = {
 	.f = cmd_tx_vlan_set_qinq_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "enable hardware insertion of double VLAN header "
+	.help_str = "tx_vlan set <port_id> <vlan_id> <outer_vlan_id>: "
+		"Enable hardware insertion of double VLAN header "
 		"with given TAG Identifiers in packets sent on a port",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_vlan_set_qinq_tx_vlan,
@@ -3271,7 +3274,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_tx_vlan_set_pvid_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tx_vlan_set_pvid = {
 	.f = cmd_tx_vlan_set_pvid_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "tx_vlan set pvid port_id vlan_id (on|off)",
+	.help_str = "tx_vlan set pvid <port_id> <vlan_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_vlan_set_pvid_tx_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_vlan_set_pvid_set,
@@ -3313,8 +3316,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tx_vlan_reset_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tx_vlan_reset = {
 	.f = cmd_tx_vlan_reset_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "disable hardware insertion of a VLAN header in packets "
-	"sent on a port",
+	.help_str = "tx_vlan reset <port_id>: Disable hardware insertion of a "
+		"VLAN header in packets sent on a port",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_vlan_reset_tx_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_vlan_reset_reset,
@@ -3440,8 +3443,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_csum_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_csum_set = {
 	.f = cmd_csum_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "enable/disable hardware calculation of L3/L4 checksum when "
-		"using csum forward engine: csum set ip|tcp|udp|sctp|outer-ip hw|sw <port>",
+	.help_str = "csum set ip|tcp|udp|sctp|outer-ip hw|sw <port_id>: "
+		"Enable/Disable hardware calculation of L3/L4 checksum when "
+		"using csum forward engine",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_csum_csum,
 		(void *)&cmd_csum_mode,
@@ -3459,7 +3463,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_csum_mode_show =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_csum_show = {
 	.f = cmd_csum_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "show checksum offload configuration: csum show <port>",
+	.help_str = "csum show <port_id>: Show checksum offload configuration",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_csum_csum,
 		(void *)&cmd_csum_mode_show,
@@ -3512,8 +3516,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_csum_tunnel_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_csum_tunnel = {
 	.f = cmd_csum_tunnel_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "enable/disable parsing of tunnels for csum engine: "
-	"csum parse_tunnel on|off <tx-port>",
+	.help_str = "csum parse_tunnel on|off <port_id>: "
+		"Enable/Disable parsing of tunnels for csum engine",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_csum_tunnel_csum,
 		(void *)&cmd_csum_tunnel_parse,
@@ -3576,8 +3580,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tso_set_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tso_set = {
 	.f = cmd_tso_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Set TSO segment size of non-tunneled packets "
-	"for csum engine (0 to disable): tso set <tso_segsz> <port>",
+	.help_str = "tso set <tso_segsz> <port_id>: "
+		"Set TSO segment size of non-tunneled packets for csum engine "
+		"(0 to disable)",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tso_set_tso,
 		(void *)&cmd_tso_set_mode,
@@ -3595,8 +3600,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_tso_show_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tso_show = {
 	.f = cmd_tso_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Show TSO segment size of non-tunneled packets "
-	"for csum engine: tso show <port>",
+	.help_str = "tso show <port_id>: "
+		"Show TSO segment size of non-tunneled packets for csum engine",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tso_set_tso,
 		(void *)&cmd_tso_show_mode,
@@ -3692,8 +3697,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tunnel_tso_set_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tunnel_tso_set = {
 	.f = cmd_tunnel_tso_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Set TSO segment size of tunneled packets for csum engine "
-	"(0 to disable): tunnel_tso set <tso_segsz> <port>",
+	.help_str = "tunnel_tso set <tso_segsz> <port_id>: "
+		"Set TSO segment size of tunneled packets for csum engine "
+		"(0 to disable)",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_tso_set_tso,
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_tso_set_mode,
@@ -3711,8 +3717,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_tunnel_tso_show_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tunnel_tso_show = {
 	.f = cmd_tunnel_tso_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Show TSO segment size of tunneled packets "
-	"for csum engine: tunnel_tso show <port>",
+	.help_str = "tunnel_tso show <port_id> "
+		"Show TSO segment size of tunneled packets for csum engine",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_tso_set_tso,
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_tso_show_mode,
@@ -3750,7 +3756,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_setflushrx_mode =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flush_rx = {
 	.f = cmd_set_flush_rx_parsed,
-	.help_str = "set flush_rx on|off: enable/disable flush on rx streams",
+	.help_str = "set flush_rx on|off: Enable/Disable flush on rx streams",
 	.data = NULL,
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setflushrx_set,
@@ -3789,7 +3795,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_setlinkcheck_mode =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_link_check = {
 	.f = cmd_set_link_check_parsed,
-	.help_str = "set link_check on|off: enable/disable link status check "
+	.help_str = "set link_check on|off: Enable/Disable link status check "
 	            "when starting/stopping a port",
 	.data = NULL,
 	.tokens = {
@@ -3850,7 +3856,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_setbypass_mode_port =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bypass_mode = {
 	.f = cmd_set_bypass_mode_parsed,
-	.help_str = "set bypass mode (normal|bypass|isolate) (port_id): "
+	.help_str = "set bypass mode normal|bypass|isolate <port_id>: "
 	            "Set the NIC bypass mode for port_id",
 	.data = NULL,
 	.tokens = {
@@ -3950,8 +3956,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_setbypass_event_port =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bypass_event = {
 	.f = cmd_set_bypass_event_parsed,
-	.help_str = "set bypass event (timeout|os_on|os_off|power_on|power_off) "
-	            "mode (normal|bypass|isolate) (port_id): "
+	.help_str = "set bypass event none|timeout|os_on|os_off|power_on|power_off "
+	            "mode normal|bypass|isolate <port_id>: "
 	            "Set the NIC bypass event mode for port_id",
 	.data = NULL,
 	.tokens = {
@@ -4015,8 +4021,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_setbypass_timeout_value =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bypass_timeout = {
 	.f = cmd_set_bypass_timeout_parsed,
-	.help_str = "set bypass timeout (0|1.5|2|3|4|8|16|32) seconds: "
-	            "Set the NIC bypass watchdog timeout",
+	.help_str = "set bypass timeout 0|1.5|2|3|4|8|16|32: "
+	            "Set the NIC bypass watchdog timeout in seconds",
 	.data = NULL,
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setbypass_timeout_set,
@@ -4109,7 +4115,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_showbypass_config_port =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_show_bypass_config = {
 	.f = cmd_show_bypass_config_parsed,
-	.help_str = "show bypass config (port_id): "
+	.help_str = "show bypass config <port_id>: "
 	            "Show the NIC bypass config for port_id",
 	.data = NULL,
 	.tokens = {
@@ -4162,7 +4168,8 @@  TOKEN_NUM_INITIALIZER(struct cmd_set_bonding_mode_result,
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bonding_mode = {
 		.f = cmd_set_bonding_mode_parsed,
-		.help_str = "set bonding mode (mode_value) (port_id): Set the bonding mode for port_id",
+		.help_str = "set bonding mode <mode_value> <port_id>: "
+			"Set the bonding mode for port_id",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *) &cmd_setbonding_mode_set,
@@ -4227,7 +4234,8 @@  TOKEN_STRING_INITIALIZER(struct cmd_set_bonding_balance_xmit_policy_result,
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_balance_xmit_policy = {
 		.f = cmd_set_bonding_balance_xmit_policy_parsed,
-		.help_str = "set bonding balance_xmit_policy (port_id) (policy_value): Set the bonding balance_xmit_policy for port_id",
+		.help_str = "set bonding balance_xmit_policy <port_id> l2|l23|l34: "
+			"Set the bonding balance_xmit_policy for port_id",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_setbonding_balance_xmit_policy_set,
@@ -4353,7 +4361,8 @@  TOKEN_NUM_INITIALIZER(struct cmd_show_bonding_config_result,
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_show_bonding_config = {
 		.f = cmd_show_bonding_config_parsed,
-		.help_str =	"show bonding config (port_id): Show the bonding config for port_id",
+		.help_str = "show bonding config <port_id>: "
+			"Show the bonding config for port_id",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_showbonding_config_show,
@@ -4408,7 +4417,8 @@  TOKEN_NUM_INITIALIZER(struct cmd_set_bonding_primary_result,
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bonding_primary = {
 		.f = cmd_set_bonding_primary_parsed,
-		.help_str = "set bonding primary (slave_id) (port_id): Set the primary slave for port_id",
+		.help_str = "set bonding primary <slave_id> <port_id>: "
+			"Set the primary slave for port_id",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_setbonding_primary_set,
@@ -4465,7 +4475,8 @@  TOKEN_NUM_INITIALIZER(struct cmd_add_bonding_slave_result,
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_bonding_slave = {
 		.f = cmd_add_bonding_slave_parsed,
-		.help_str = "add bonding slave (slave_id) (port_id): Add a slave device to a bonded device",
+		.help_str = "add bonding slave <slave_id> <port_id>: "
+			"Add a slave device to a bonded device",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_addbonding_slave_add,
@@ -4522,7 +4533,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_removebonding_slave_port =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_remove_bonding_slave = {
 		.f = cmd_remove_bonding_slave_parsed,
-		.help_str = "remove bonding slave (slave_id) (port_id): Remove a slave device from a bonded device",
+		.help_str = "remove bonding slave <slave_id> <port_id>: "
+			"Remove a slave device from a bonded device",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_removebonding_slave_remove,
@@ -4597,7 +4609,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_createbonded_device_socket =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_create_bonded_device = {
 		.f = cmd_create_bonded_device_parsed,
-		.help_str = "create bonded device (mode) (socket): Create a new bonded device with specific bonding mode and socket",
+		.help_str = "create bonded device <mode> <socket>: "
+			"Create a new bonded device with specific bonding mode and socket",
 		.data = NULL,
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_createbonded_device_create,
@@ -4651,7 +4664,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_etheraddr_t cmd_set_bond_mac_addr_addr =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bond_mac_addr = {
 		.f = cmd_set_bond_mac_addr_parsed,
 		.data = (void *) 0,
-		.help_str = "set bonding mac_addr (port_id) (address): ",
+		.help_str = "set bonding mac_addr <port_id> <mac_addr>",
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_set_bond_mac_addr_set,
 				(void *)&cmd_set_bond_mac_addr_bonding,
@@ -4710,7 +4723,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_set_bond_mon_period_period_ms =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_bond_mon_period = {
 		.f = cmd_set_bond_mon_period_parsed,
 		.data = (void *) 0,
-		.help_str = "set bonding mon_period (port_id) (period_ms): ",
+		.help_str = "set bonding mon_period <port_id> <period_ms>",
 		.tokens = {
 				(void *)&cmd_set_bond_mon_period_set,
 				(void *)&cmd_set_bond_mon_period_bonding,
@@ -4768,8 +4781,8 @@  static void cmd_set_fwd_mode_init(void)
 	cmdline_parse_token_string_t *token_struct;
 
 	modes = list_pkt_forwarding_modes();
-	snprintf(help, sizeof help, "set fwd %s - "
-		"set packet forwarding mode", modes);
+	snprintf(help, sizeof help, "set fwd %s: "
+		"Set packet forwarding mode", modes);
 	cmd_set_fwd_mode.help_str = help;
 
 	/* string token separator is # */
@@ -4835,8 +4848,8 @@  static void cmd_set_fwd_retry_mode_init(void)
 	cmdline_parse_token_string_t *token_struct;
 
 	modes = list_pkt_forwarding_retry_modes();
-	snprintf(help, sizeof(help), "set fwd %s retry - "
-		"set packet forwarding mode with retry", modes);
+	snprintf(help, sizeof(help), "set fwd %s retry: "
+		"Set packet forwarding mode with retry", modes);
 	cmd_set_fwd_retry_mode.help_str = help;
 
 	/* string token separator is # */
@@ -4895,7 +4908,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_set_burst_tx_retry_retry_num =
 
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_burst_tx_retry = {
 	.f = cmd_set_burst_tx_retry_parsed,
-	.help_str = "set burst tx delay (time_by_useconds) retry (retry_num)",
+	.help_str = "set burst tx delay <delay_usec> retry <num_retry>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_burst_tx_retry_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_burst_tx_retry_burst,
@@ -4965,7 +4978,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_setpromisc_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_promisc_mode_all = {
 	.f = cmd_set_promisc_mode_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)1,
-	.help_str = "set promisc all on|off: set promisc mode for all ports",
+	.help_str = "set promisc all on|off: Set promisc mode for all ports",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setpromisc_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setpromisc_promisc,
@@ -4978,7 +4991,7 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_promisc_mode_all = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_promisc_mode_one = {
 	.f = cmd_set_promisc_mode_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "set promisc X on|off: set promisc mode on port X",
+	.help_str = "set promisc <port_id> on|off: Set promisc mode on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setpromisc_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setpromisc_promisc,
@@ -5045,7 +5058,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_setallmulti_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_allmulti_mode_all = {
 	.f = cmd_set_allmulti_mode_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)1,
-	.help_str = "set allmulti all on|off: set allmulti mode for all ports",
+	.help_str = "set allmulti all on|off: Set allmulti mode for all ports",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setallmulti_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setallmulti_allmulti,
@@ -5058,7 +5071,7 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_allmulti_mode_all = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_allmulti_mode_one = {
 	.f = cmd_set_allmulti_mode_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "set allmulti X on|off: set allmulti mode on port X",
+	.help_str = "set allmulti <port_id> on|off: Set allmulti mode on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setallmulti_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setallmulti_allmulti,
@@ -5157,9 +5170,9 @@  cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed(void *parsed_result, struct cmdline *cl,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Configure the Ethernet flow control: set flow_ctrl rx on|off \
-tx on|off high_water low_water pause_time send_xon mac_ctrl_frame_fwd on|off \
-autoneg on|off port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl rx on|off tx on|off <high_water> "
+		"<low_water> <pause_time> <send_xon> mac_ctrl_frame_fwd on|off "
+		"autoneg on|off <port_id>: Configure the Ethernet flow control",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5183,8 +5196,8 @@  autoneg on|off port_id",
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_rx = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_rx,
-	.help_str = "Change rx flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "rx on|off port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl rx on|off <port_id>: "
+		"Change rx flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5198,8 +5211,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_rx = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_tx = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_tx,
-	.help_str = "Change tx flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "tx on|off port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl tx on|off <port_id>: "
+		"Change tx flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5213,8 +5226,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_tx = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_hw = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_hw,
-	.help_str = "Change high water flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "high_water value port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl high_water <value> <port_id>: "
+		"Change high water flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5228,8 +5241,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_hw = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_lw = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_lw,
-	.help_str = "Change low water flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "low_water value port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl low_water <value> <port_id>: "
+		"Change low water flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5243,8 +5256,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_lw = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_pt = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_pt,
-	.help_str = "Change pause time flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "pause_time value port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl pause_time <value> <port_id>: "
+		"Change pause time flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5258,8 +5271,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_pt = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_xon = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_xon,
-	.help_str = "Change send_xon flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "send_xon value port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl send_xon <value> <port_id>: "
+		"Change send_xon flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5273,8 +5286,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_xon = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_macfwd = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_macfwd,
-	.help_str = "Change mac ctrl fwd flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "mac_ctrl_frame_fwd on|off port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl mac_ctrl_frame_fwd on|off <port_id>: "
+		"Change mac ctrl fwd flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5288,8 +5301,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_macfwd = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_link_flow_control_set_autoneg = {
 	.f = cmd_link_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)&cmd_link_flow_control_set_autoneg,
-	.help_str = "Change autoneg flow control parameter: set flow_ctrl "
-		    "autoneg on|off port_id",
+	.help_str = "set flow_ctrl autoneg on|off <port_id>: "
+		"Change autoneg flow control parameter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_lfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5459,8 +5472,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_pfc_set_portid =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_priority_flow_control_set = {
 	.f = cmd_priority_flow_ctrl_set_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Configure the Ethernet priority flow control: set pfc_ctrl rx on|off\n\
-			tx on|off high_water low_water pause_time priority port_id",
+	.help_str = "set pfc_ctrl rx on|off tx on|off <high_water> <low_water> "
+		"<pause_time> <priority> <port_id>: "
+		"Configure the Ethernet priority flow control",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_pfc_set_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_pfc_set_flow_ctrl,
@@ -5500,7 +5514,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_reset_def =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_reset = {
 	.f = cmd_reset_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set default: reset default forwarding configuration",
+	.help_str = "set default: Reset default forwarding configuration",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_reset_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_reset_def,
@@ -5526,7 +5540,7 @@  static void cmd_start_parsed(__attribute__((unused)) void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_start = {
 	.f = cmd_start_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "start packet forwarding",
+	.help_str = "start: Start packet forwarding",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_start_start,
 		NULL,
@@ -5557,7 +5571,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_start_tx_first_tx_first =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_start_tx_first = {
 	.f = cmd_start_tx_first_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "start packet forwarding, after sending 1 burst of packets",
+	.help_str = "start tx_first: Start packet forwarding, "
+		"after sending 1 burst of packets",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_start_tx_first_start,
 		(void *)&cmd_start_tx_first_tx_first,
@@ -5595,8 +5610,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_start_tx_first_n_tx_num =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_start_tx_first_n = {
 	.f = cmd_start_tx_first_n_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "start packet forwarding, after sending <num> "
-		"bursts of packets",
+	.help_str = "start tx_first <num>: "
+		"packet forwarding, after sending <num> bursts of packets",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_start_tx_first_n_start,
 		(void *)&cmd_start_tx_first_n_tx_first,
@@ -5634,7 +5649,7 @@  static void cmd_set_link_up_parsed(__attribute__((unused)) void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_link_up = {
 	.f = cmd_set_link_up_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set link-up port (port id)",
+	.help_str = "set link-up port <port id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_link_up_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_link_up_link_up,
@@ -5674,7 +5689,7 @@  static void cmd_set_link_down_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_link_down = {
 	.f = cmd_set_link_down_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set link-down port (port id)",
+	.help_str = "set link-down port <port id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_link_down_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_link_down_link_down,
@@ -5837,7 +5852,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_showport_portnum =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_showport = {
 	.f = cmd_showport_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "show|clear port info|stats|xstats|fdir|stat_qmap|dcb_tc X (X = port number)",
+	.help_str = "show|clear port info|stats|xstats|fdir|stat_qmap|dcb_tc <port_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_show,
 		(void *)&cmd_showport_port,
@@ -5883,7 +5898,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_showqueue_queuenum =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_showqueue = {
 	.f = cmd_showqueue_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "show rxq|txq info <port number> <queue_number>",
+	.help_str = "show rxq|txq info <port_id> <queue_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_showqueue_show,
 		(void *)&cmd_showqueue_type,
@@ -5923,7 +5938,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_read_reg_reg_off =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_read_reg = {
 	.f = cmd_read_reg_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "read reg port_id reg_off",
+	.help_str = "read reg <port_id> <reg_off>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_read_reg_read,
 		(void *)&cmd_read_reg_reg,
@@ -5975,8 +5990,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_read_reg_bit_field_bit2_pos =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_read_reg_bit_field = {
 	.f = cmd_read_reg_bit_field_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "read regfield port_id reg_off bit_x bit_y "
-	"(read register bit field between bit_x and bit_y included)",
+	.help_str = "read regfield <port_id> <reg_off> <bit_x> <bit_y>: "
+	"Read register bit field between bit_x and bit_y included",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_read_reg_bit_field_read,
 		(void *)&cmd_read_reg_bit_field_regfield,
@@ -6021,7 +6036,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_read_reg_bit_bit_pos =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_read_reg_bit = {
 	.f = cmd_read_reg_bit_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "read regbit port_id reg_off bit_x (0 <= bit_x <= 31)",
+	.help_str = "read regbit <port_id> <reg_off> <bit_x>: 0 <= bit_x <= 31",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_read_reg_bit_read,
 		(void *)&cmd_read_reg_bit_regbit,
@@ -6064,7 +6079,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_write_reg_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_write_reg = {
 	.f = cmd_write_reg_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "write reg port_id reg_off reg_value",
+	.help_str = "write reg <port_id> <reg_off> <reg_value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_write_reg_write,
 		(void *)&cmd_write_reg_reg,
@@ -6121,8 +6136,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_write_reg_bit_field_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_write_reg_bit_field = {
 	.f = cmd_write_reg_bit_field_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "write regfield port_id reg_off bit_x bit_y reg_value"
-	"(set register bit field between bit_x and bit_y included)",
+	.help_str = "write regfield <port_id> <reg_off> <bit_x> <bit_y> <reg_value>: "
+	"Set register bit field between bit_x and bit_y included",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_write_reg_bit_field_write,
 		(void *)&cmd_write_reg_bit_field_regfield,
@@ -6172,7 +6187,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_write_reg_bit_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_write_reg_bit = {
 	.f = cmd_write_reg_bit_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "write regbit port_id reg_off bit_x 0/1 (0 <= bit_x <= 31)",
+	.help_str = "write regbit <port_id> <reg_off> <bit_x> 0|1: 0 <= bit_x <= 31",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_write_reg_bit_write,
 		(void *)&cmd_write_reg_bit_regbit,
@@ -6221,7 +6236,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_read_rxd_txd_desc_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_read_rxd_txd = {
 	.f = cmd_read_rxd_txd_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "read rxd|txd port_id queue_id rxd_id",
+	.help_str = "read rxd|txd <port_id> <queue_id> <desc_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_read_rxd_txd_read,
 		(void *)&cmd_read_rxd_txd_rxd_txd,
@@ -6251,7 +6266,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_quit_quit =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_quit = {
 	.f = cmd_quit_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "exit application",
+	.help_str = "quit: Exit application",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_quit_quit,
 		NULL,
@@ -6298,8 +6313,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_etheraddr_t cmd_mac_addr_addr =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_mac_addr = {
 	.f = cmd_mac_addr_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "mac_addr add|remove X <address>: "
-			"add/remove MAC address on port X",
+	.help_str = "mac_addr add|remove <port_id> <mac_addr>: "
+			"Add/Remove MAC address on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_mac_addr_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_mac_addr_what,
@@ -6353,7 +6368,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_setqmap_mapvalue =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_qmap = {
 	.f = cmd_set_qmap_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "Set statistics mapping value on tx|rx queue_id of port_id",
+	.help_str = "set stat_qmap rx|tx <port_id> <queue_id> <map_value>: "
+		"Set statistics mapping value on tx|rx queue_id of port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setqmap_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setqmap_qmap,
@@ -6415,7 +6431,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_uc_hash_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_uc_hash_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_set_uc_hash_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set port X uta Y on|off(X = port number,Y = MAC address)",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> uta <mac_addr> on|off)",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_uc_hash_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_uc_hash_port,
@@ -6476,7 +6492,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_uc_all_hash_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_uc_all_hash_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_set_uc_all_hash_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set port X uta all on|off (X = port number)",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> uta all on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_uc_all_hash_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_uc_all_hash_port,
@@ -6575,12 +6591,10 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_vf_macvlan_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_macvlan_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_macvlan_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set port (portid) vf (vfid) (mac-addr) "
-			"(exact-mac|exact-mac-vlan|hashmac|hashmac-vlan) "
-			"on|off\n"
-			"exact match rule:exact match of MAC or MAC and VLAN; "
-			"hash match rule: hash match of MAC and exact match "
-			"of VLAN",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> vf <vf_id> <mac_addr> "
+		"exact-mac|exact-mac-vlan|hashmac|hashmac-vlan on|off: "
+		"Exact match rule: exact match of MAC or MAC and VLAN; "
+		"hash match rule: hash match of MAC and exact match of VLAN",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_vf_macvlan_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_vf_macvlan_port,
@@ -6642,8 +6656,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_setvf_traffic_mode =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_traffic = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_traffic_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set port X vf Y rx|tx on|off"
-			"(X = port number,Y = vf id)",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> vf <vf_id> rx|tx on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_setvf_traffic_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_setvf_traffic_port,
@@ -6723,7 +6736,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_vf_rxmode_on =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_rxmode = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_rxmode_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set port X vf Y rxmode AUPE|ROPE|BAM|MPE on|off",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> vf <vf_id> rxmode AUPE|ROPE|BAM|MPE on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_vf_rxmode_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_vf_rxmode_port,
@@ -6788,8 +6801,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_etheraddr_t cmd_vf_mac_addr_addr =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_vf_mac_addr_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_vf_mac_addr_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "mac_addr add port X vf Y ethaddr:(X = port number,"
-	"Y = VF number)add MAC address filtering for a VF on port X",
+	.help_str = "mac_addr add port <port_id> vf <vf_id> <mac_addr>: "
+		"Add MAC address filtering for a VF on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_mac_addr_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_mac_addr_what,
@@ -6851,8 +6864,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_vf_rx_vlan_filter_vf_mask =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_vf_rxvlan_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_vf_rx_vlan_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "rx_vlan add|rm X port Y vf Z (X = VLAN ID,"
-		"Y = port number,Z = hexadecimal VF mask)",
+	.help_str = "rx_vlan add|rm <vlan_id> port <port_id> vf <vf_mask>: "
+		"(vf_mask = hexadecimal VF mask)",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_rx_vlan_filter_rx_vlan,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_rx_vlan_filter_what,
@@ -6918,8 +6931,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_queue_rate_limit_ratenum =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_queue_rate_limit = {
 	.f = cmd_queue_rate_limit_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "set port X queue Y rate Z:(X = port number,"
-	"Y = queue number,Z = rate number)set rate limit for a queue on port X",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> queue <queue_id> rate <rate_value>: "
+		"Set rate limit for a queue on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_queue_rate_limit_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_queue_rate_limit_port,
@@ -6994,9 +7007,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_vf_rate_limit_q_msk_val =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_vf_rate_limit = {
 	.f = cmd_vf_rate_limit_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "set port X vf Y rate Z queue_mask V:(X = port number,"
-	"Y = VF number,Z = rate number, V = queue mask value)set rate limit "
-	"for queues of VF on port X",
+	.help_str = "set port <port_id> vf <vf_id> rate <rate_value> "
+		"queue_mask <queue_mask_value>: "
+		"Set rate limit for queues of VF on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_rate_limit_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_rate_limit_port,
@@ -7140,12 +7153,10 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tunnel_filter_queue_num =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tunnel_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_tunnel_filter_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "add/rm tunnel filter of a port: "
-			"tunnel_filter add port_id outer_mac inner_mac ip "
-			"inner_vlan tunnel_type(vxlan|nvgre|ipingre) filter_type "
-			"(oip|iip|imac-ivlan|imac-ivlan-tenid|imac-tenid|"
-			"imac|omac-imac-tenid) "
-			"tenant_id queue_num",
+	.help_str = "tunnel_filter add|rm <port_id> <outer_mac> <inner_mac> "
+		"<ip> <inner_vlan> vxlan|nvgre|ipingre oip|iip|imac-ivlan|"
+		"imac-ivlan-tenid|imac-tenid|imac|omac-imac-tenid <tenant_id> "
+		"<queue_id>: Add/Rm tunnel filter of a port",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_filter_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_filter_what,
@@ -7211,8 +7222,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_tunnel_udp_config_port_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_tunnel_udp_config = {
 	.f = cmd_tunnel_udp_config_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "add/rm an tunneling UDP port filter: "
-			"rx_vxlan_port add udp_port port_id",
+	.help_str = "rx_vxlan_port add|rm <udp_port> <port_id>: "
+		"Add/Remove a tunneling UDP port filter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_udp_config_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_tunnel_udp_config_what,
@@ -7263,7 +7274,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_global_config_gre_key_len =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_global_config = {
 	.f = cmd_global_config_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)NULL,
-	.help_str = "global_config <port_id> gre-key-len <number>",
+	.help_str = "global_config <port_id> gre-key-len <key_len>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_global_config_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_global_config_port_id,
@@ -7371,8 +7382,9 @@  cmd_set_mirror_mask_parsed(void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_mirror_mask = {
 		.f = cmd_set_mirror_mask_parsed,
 		.data = NULL,
-		.help_str = "set port X mirror-rule Y pool-mirror-up|pool-mirror-down|vlan-mirror"
-			    " pool_mask|vlan_id[,vlan_id]* dst-pool Z on|off",
+		.help_str = "set port <port_id> mirror-rule <rule_id> "
+			"pool-mirror-up|pool-mirror-down|vlan-mirror "
+			"<pool_mask|vlan_id[,vlan_id]*> dst-pool <pool_id> on|off",
 		.tokens = {
 			(void *)&cmd_mirror_mask_set,
 			(void *)&cmd_mirror_mask_port,
@@ -7462,8 +7474,8 @@  cmd_set_mirror_link_parsed(void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_mirror_link = {
 		.f = cmd_set_mirror_link_parsed,
 		.data = NULL,
-		.help_str = "set port X mirror-rule Y uplink-mirror|"
-			"downlink-mirror dst-pool Z on|off",
+		.help_str = "set port <port_id> mirror-rule <rule_id> "
+			"uplink-mirror|downlink-mirror dst-pool <pool_id> on|off",
 		.tokens = {
 			(void *)&cmd_mirror_link_set,
 			(void *)&cmd_mirror_link_port,
@@ -7519,7 +7531,7 @@  cmd_reset_mirror_rule_parsed(void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_reset_mirror_rule = {
 		.f = cmd_reset_mirror_rule_parsed,
 		.data = NULL,
-		.help_str = "reset port X mirror-rule Y",
+		.help_str = "reset port <port_id> mirror-rule <rule_id>",
 		.tokens = {
 			(void *)&cmd_rm_mirror_rule_reset,
 			(void *)&cmd_rm_mirror_rule_port,
@@ -7578,7 +7590,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_dump_dump =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_dump = {
 	.f = cmd_dump_parsed,  /* function to call */
 	.data = NULL,      /* 2nd arg of func */
-	.help_str = "dump status",
+	.help_str = "Dump status",
 	.tokens = {        /* token list, NULL terminated */
 		(void *)&cmd_dump_dump,
 		NULL,
@@ -7626,7 +7638,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_dump_one_name =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_dump_one = {
 	.f = cmd_dump_one_parsed,  /* function to call */
 	.data = NULL,      /* 2nd arg of func */
-	.help_str = "dump one ring/mempool: dump_ring|dump_mempool <name>",
+	.help_str = "dump_ring|dump_mempool <name>: Dump one ring/mempool",
 	.tokens = {        /* token list, NULL terminated */
 		(void *)&cmd_dump_one_dump,
 		(void *)&cmd_dump_one_name,
@@ -7711,7 +7723,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_syn_filter_queue_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_syn_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_syn_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add/delete syn filter",
+	.help_str = "syn_filter <port_id> add|del priority high|low queue "
+		"<queue_id>: Add/Delete syn filter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_syn_filter_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_syn_filter_port_id,
@@ -7850,7 +7863,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_2tuple_filter_queue_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_2tuple_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_2tuple_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add a 2tuple filter",
+	.help_str = "2tuple_filter <port_id> add|del dst_port <value> protocol "
+		"<value> mask <value> tcp_flags <value> priority <value> queue "
+		"<queue_id>: Add a 2tuple filter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_2tuple_filter_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_2tuple_filter_port_id,
@@ -8045,7 +8060,10 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_5tuple_filter_queue_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_5tuple_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_5tuple_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add/del a 5tuple filter",
+	.help_str = "5tuple_filter <port_id> add|del dst_ip <value> "
+		"src_ip <value> dst_port <value> src_port <value> "
+		"protocol <value>  mask <value> tcp_flags <value> "
+		"priority <value> queue <queue_id>: Add/Del a 5tuple filter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_5tuple_filter_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_5tuple_filter_port_id,
@@ -8240,7 +8258,9 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_flex_filter_queue_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_flex_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_flex_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add/del a flex filter",
+	.help_str = "flex_filter <port_id> add|del len <value> bytes "
+		"<value> mask <value> priority <value> queue <queue_id>: "
+		"Add/Del a flex filter",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flex_filter_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flex_filter_port_id,
@@ -8352,7 +8372,9 @@  cmd_ethertype_filter_parsed(void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_ethertype_filter = {
 	.f = cmd_ethertype_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete an ethertype filter entry",
+	.help_str = "ethertype_filter <port_id> add|del mac_addr|mac_ignr "
+		"<mac_addr> ethertype <value> drop|fw queue <queue_id>: "
+		"Add or delete an ethertype filter entry",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_ethertype_filter_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_ethertype_filter_port_id,
@@ -8840,7 +8862,13 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_flow_director_tunnel_id_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_ip_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete an ip flow director entry on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_filter <port_id> mode IP add|del|update flow "
+		"ipv4-other|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|ipv4-sctp|"
+		"ipv6-other|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|ipv6-sctp|"
+		"l2_payload src <src_ip> dst <dst_ip> tos <tos_value> "
+		"proto <proto_value> ttl <ttl_value> vlan <vlan_value> "
+		"flexbytes <flexbyte_vaues> drop|fw <pf_vf> queue <queue_id> "
+		"fd_id <fd_id_value>: Add or delete an ip flow director entry on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -8876,7 +8904,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_ip_flow_director = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_udp_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete an udp/tcp flow director entry on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_filter ... : Add or delete an udp/tcp flow "
+		"director entry on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -8912,7 +8941,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_udp_flow_director = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_sctp_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete a sctp flow director entry on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_filter ... : Add or delete a sctp flow "
+		"director entry on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -8950,7 +8980,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_sctp_flow_director = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_l2_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete a L2 flow director entry on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_filter ... : Add or delete a L2 flow "
+		"director entry on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -8976,7 +9007,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_l2_flow_director = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_mac_vlan_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete a MAC VLAN flow director entry on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_filter ... : Add or delete a MAC VLAN flow "
+		"director entry on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -9001,7 +9033,8 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_mac_vlan_flow_director = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_add_del_tunnel_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_filter_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "add or delete a tunnel flow director entry on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_filter ... : Add or delete a tunnel flow "
+		"director entry on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_filter,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -9064,7 +9097,8 @@  cmd_flush_flow_director_parsed(void *parsed_result,
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_flush_flow_director = {
 	.f = cmd_flush_flow_director_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "flush all flow director entries of a device on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flush_flow_director <port_id>: "
+		"Flush all flow director entries of a device on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flush_flow_director_flush,
 		(void *)&cmd_flush_flow_director_port_id,
@@ -9225,7 +9259,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_flow_director_mask_tunnel_id_value =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_ip_mask = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_mask_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set IP mode flow director's mask on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_mask ... : Set IP mode flow director's mask on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_mask,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_mask_port_id,
@@ -9248,7 +9282,7 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_ip_mask = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_mac_vlan_mask = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_mask_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set MAC VLAN mode flow director's mask on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_mask ... : Set MAC VLAN mode flow director's mask on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_mask,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_mask_port_id,
@@ -9263,7 +9297,7 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_mac_vlan_mask = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_tunnel_mask = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_mask_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set tunnel mode flow director's mask on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_mask ... : Set tunnel mode flow director's mask on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_mask,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_mask_port_id,
@@ -9391,7 +9425,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_flow_director_flexmask_mask =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_flex_mask = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_flex_mask_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set flow director's flex mask on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_flex_mask ... : Set flow director's flex mask on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_flexmask,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_flexmask_port_id,
@@ -9509,7 +9543,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_flow_director_flexpayload_payload_cfg =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_flow_director_flex_payload = {
 	.f = cmd_flow_director_flxpld_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set flow director's flex payload on NIC",
+	.help_str = "flow_director_flexpayload ... : Set flow director's flex payload on NIC",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_flexpayload,
 		(void *)&cmd_flow_director_flexpayload_port_id,
@@ -9567,7 +9601,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_get_sym_hash_ena_per_port_port_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_get_sym_hash_ena_per_port = {
 	.f = cmd_get_sym_hash_per_port_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "get_sym_hash_ena_per_port port_id",
+	.help_str = "get_sym_hash_ena_per_port <port_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_get_sym_hash_ena_per_port_all,
 		(void *)&cmd_get_sym_hash_ena_per_port_port_id,
@@ -9626,7 +9660,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_sym_hash_ena_per_port_enable =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_sym_hash_ena_per_port = {
 	.f = cmd_set_sym_hash_per_port_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set_sym_hash_ena_per_port port_id enable|disable",
+	.help_str = "set_sym_hash_ena_per_port <port_id> enable|disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_sym_hash_ena_per_port_all,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_sym_hash_ena_per_port_port_id,
@@ -9744,7 +9778,7 @@  cmdline_parse_token_num_t cmd_get_hash_global_config_port_id =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_get_hash_global_config = {
 	.f = cmd_get_hash_global_config_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "get_hash_global_config port_id",
+	.help_str = "get_hash_global_config <port_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_get_hash_global_config_all,
 		(void *)&cmd_get_hash_global_config_port_id,
@@ -9827,11 +9861,11 @@  cmdline_parse_token_string_t cmd_set_hash_global_config_enable =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_hash_global_config = {
 	.f = cmd_set_hash_global_config_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set_hash_global_config port_id "
+	.help_str = "set_hash_global_config <port_id> "
 		"toeplitz|simple_xor|default "
-		"ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|ipv6|"
-		"ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|l2_payload "
-		"enable|disable",
+		"ipv4|ipv4-frag|ipv4-tcp|ipv4-udp|ipv4-sctp|ipv4-other|"
+		"ipv6|ipv6-frag|ipv6-tcp|ipv6-udp|ipv6-sctp|ipv6-other|"
+		"l2_payload enable|disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_hash_global_config_all,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_hash_global_config_port_id,
@@ -10082,7 +10116,8 @@  cmdline_parse_token_etheraddr_t cmd_mcast_addr_addr =
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_mcast_addr = {
 	.f = cmd_mcast_addr_parsed,
 	.data = (void *)0,
-	.help_str = "mcast_addr add|remove X <mcast_addr>: add/remove multicast MAC address on port X",
+	.help_str = "mcast_addr add|remove <port_id> <mcast_addr>: "
+		"Add/Remove multicast MAC address on port_id",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_mcast_addr_cmd,
 		(void *)&cmd_mcast_addr_what,
@@ -10182,7 +10217,7 @@  cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_all_parsed
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_all = {
 	.f = cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_all_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all l2-tunnel ether-type",
+	.help_str = "port config all l2-tunnel E-tag ether-type <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_config,
@@ -10218,7 +10253,7 @@  cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_specific_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_specific = {
 	.f = cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_specific_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config l2-tunnel ether-type",
+	.help_str = "port config <port_id> l2-tunnel E-tag ether-type <value>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_eth_type_config,
@@ -10301,7 +10336,7 @@  cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_all_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_all = {
 	.f = cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_all_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config all l2-tunnel enable/disable",
+	.help_str = "port config all l2-tunnel E-tag enable|disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_config,
@@ -10344,7 +10379,7 @@  cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_specific_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_specific = {
 	.f = cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_specific_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "port config l2-tunnel enable/disable",
+	.help_str = "port config <port_id> l2-tunnel E-tag enable|disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_port,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_l2_tunnel_en_dis_config,
@@ -10517,7 +10552,7 @@  cmd_config_e_tag_insertion_dis_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_insertion_en = {
 	.f = cmd_config_e_tag_insertion_en_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "E-tag insertion enable",
+	.help_str = "E-tag ... : E-tag insertion enable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_e_tag,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_set,
@@ -10536,7 +10571,7 @@  cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_insertion_en = {
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_insertion_dis = {
 	.f = cmd_config_e_tag_insertion_dis_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "E-tag insertion disable",
+	.help_str = "E-tag ... : E-tag insertion disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_e_tag,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_set,
@@ -10583,7 +10618,7 @@  cmd_config_e_tag_stripping_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_stripping_en_dis = {
 	.f = cmd_config_e_tag_stripping_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "E-tag stripping enable/disable",
+	.help_str = "E-tag ... : E-tag stripping enable/disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_e_tag,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_set,
@@ -10627,7 +10662,7 @@  cmd_config_e_tag_forwarding_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_forwarding_en_dis = {
 	.f = cmd_config_e_tag_forwarding_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "E-tag forwarding enable/disable",
+	.help_str = "E-tag ... : E-tag forwarding enable/disable",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_e_tag,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_set,
@@ -10682,7 +10717,7 @@  cmd_config_e_tag_filter_add_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_filter_add = {
 	.f = cmd_config_e_tag_filter_add_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "E-tag filter add",
+	.help_str = "E-tag ... : E-tag filter add",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_e_tag,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_set,
@@ -10739,7 +10774,7 @@  cmd_config_e_tag_filter_del_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_config_e_tag_filter_del = {
 	.f = cmd_config_e_tag_filter_del_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "E-tag filter delete",
+	.help_str = "E-tag ... : E-tag filter delete",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_e_tag,
 		(void *)&cmd_config_e_tag_set,
@@ -10826,7 +10861,7 @@  cmd_set_vf_vlan_anti_spoof_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_vlan_anti_spoof = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_vlan_anti_spoof_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set vf vlan antispoof port_id vf_id on|off",
+	.help_str = "set vf vlan antispoof <port_id> <vf_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_vlan_anti_spoof_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_vlan_anti_spoof_vf,
@@ -10911,7 +10946,7 @@  cmd_set_vf_mac_anti_spoof_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_mac_anti_spoof = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_mac_anti_spoof_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set vf mac antispoof port_id vf_id on|off",
+	.help_str = "set vf mac antispoof <port_id> <vf_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_mac_anti_spoof_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_mac_anti_spoof_vf,
@@ -10995,7 +11030,7 @@  cmd_set_vf_vlan_stripq_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_vlan_stripq = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_vlan_stripq_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set vf vlan stripq port_id vf_id on|off",
+	.help_str = "set vf vlan stripq <port_id> <vf_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_vlan_stripq_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_vlan_stripq_vf,
@@ -11078,7 +11113,7 @@  cmd_set_vf_vlan_insert_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_vlan_insert = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_vlan_insert_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set vf vlan insert port_id vf_id vlan_id",
+	.help_str = "set vf vlan insert <port_id> <vf_id> <vlan_id>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_vlan_insert_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_vlan_insert_vf,
@@ -11152,7 +11187,7 @@  cmd_set_tx_loopback_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_tx_loopback = {
 	.f = cmd_set_tx_loopback_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set tx loopback port_id on|off",
+	.help_str = "set tx loopback <port_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_loopback_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_tx_loopback_tx,
@@ -11229,7 +11264,7 @@  cmd_set_all_queues_drop_en_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_all_queues_drop_en = {
 	.f = cmd_set_all_queues_drop_en_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set all queues drop port_id on|off",
+	.help_str = "set all queues drop <port_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_all_queues_drop_en_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_all_queues_drop_en_all,
@@ -11313,7 +11348,7 @@  cmd_set_vf_split_drop_en_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_split_drop_en = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_split_drop_en_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set vf split drop port_id vf_id on|off",
+	.help_str = "set vf split drop <port_id> <vf_id> on|off",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_split_drop_en_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_vf_split_drop_en_vf,
@@ -11397,7 +11432,7 @@  cmd_set_vf_mac_addr_parsed(
 cmdline_parse_inst_t cmd_set_vf_mac_addr = {
 	.f = cmd_set_vf_mac_addr_parsed,
 	.data = NULL,
-	.help_str = "set vf mac addr port_id vf_id xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx",
+	.help_str = "set vf mac addr <port_id> <vf_id> <mac_addr>",
 	.tokens = {
 		(void *)&cmd_set_vf_mac_addr_set,
 		(void *)&cmd_set_vf_mac_addr_vf,