To start the command line on Linux run:
hammerdb>steve@CRANE:~/HammerDB-3.0$ ./hammerdbcli HammerDB CLI v3.0 Copyright (C) 2003-2018 Steve Shaw Type "help" for a list of commands The xml is well-formed, applying configuration hammerdb>
On Windows double-click of hammerdbcli.bat
This will display a console command Window. On Windows this console command window has been designed to run with white text on a black background. If necessary the colours can be changed using the Windows COLOR command.