This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code are less mature than official GA features and are being provided as-is with no warranties.
As a first example of using ecctl, run the ecctl deployment list command to retrieve information about existing deployments. This is a good way to check if ecctl is configured correctly and if you have any deployments already created.
ecctl deployment list
ID NAME ELASTICSEARCH KIBANA APM APPSEARCH 00be03849b6a49c1a6541e3ccb5958d2 marvin 00be03849b6a49c1a6541e3ccb5958d2 266e456acf257588a9cde6fb4569d4a0 78c096c22e12408b878083b2d5ff6bcf - 147cdeace6404c3e4b5018e1401647e4 biggerdata 147cdeace6404c3e4b5018e1401647e4 443a9df7b33952f45921c5823cbad4bc 4678ce52d45547e463455ede663cb4a4 -