Lets start with the basics: Do not under-estimate the value of piointing your browser at the manage endpoint:
http://yourdomain:8002/manage/v2. From here, you can navigate and explore. Plus, the data available from the properties views are valid XML and JSON configurations for you to possibly re-use later on such as fetching via Curl. You can get these by passing the format=[xml or json]
From there, lets look at the options:
Just want the names and IDs?
Minimal information is available under the relations section.
Want more info?
Useful when you have a cluster and want the details of hosts/paths/etc