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kubectl replace

Replace a resource by filename or stdin


Replace a resource by filename or stdin.

JSON and YAML formats are accepted. If replacing an existing resource, the complete resource spec must be provided. This can be obtained by $ kubectl get TYPE NAME -o yaml

Please refer to the models in to find if a field is mutable.

kubectl replace -f FILENAME


# Replace a pod using the data in pod.json.
kubectl replace -f ./pod.json

# Replace a pod based on the JSON passed into stdin.
cat pod.json | kubectl replace -f -

# Update a single-container pod's image version (tag) to v4
kubectl get pod mypod -o yaml | sed 's/\(image: myimage\):.*$/\1:v4/' | kubectl replace -f -

# Force replace, delete and then re-create the resource
kubectl replace --force -f ./pod.json


      --cascade                   Only relevant during a force replace. If true, cascade the deletion of the resources managed by this resource (e.g. Pods created by a ReplicationController).
  -f, --filename value            Filename, directory, or URL to file to use to replace the resource. (default [])
      --force                     Delete and re-create the specified resource
      --grace-period int          Only relevant during a force replace. Period of time in seconds given to the old resource to terminate gracefully. Ignored if negative. (default -1)
      --include-extended-apis     If true, include definitions of new APIs via calls to the API server. [default true] (default true)
  -o, --output string             Output mode. Use "-o name" for shorter output (resource/name).
      --record                    Record current kubectl command in the resource annotation. If set to false, do not record the command. If set to true, record the command. If not set, default to updating the existing annotation value only if one already exists.
  -R, --recursive                 Process the directory used in -f, --filename recursively. Useful when you want to manage related manifests organized within the same directory.
      --save-config               If true, the configuration of current object will be saved in its annotation. This is useful when you want to perform kubectl apply on this object in the future.
      --schema-cache-dir string   If non-empty, load/store cached API schemas in this directory, default is '$HOME/.kube/schema' (default "~/.kube/schema")
      --timeout duration          Only relevant during a force replace. The length of time to wait before giving up on a delete of the old resource, zero means determine a timeout from the size of the object. Any other values should contain a corresponding time unit (e.g. 1s, 2m, 3h).
      --validate                  If true, use a schema to validate the input before sending it (default true)

Options inherited from parent commands

      --alsologtostderr value          log to standard error as well as files
      --as string                      Username to impersonate for the operation
      --certificate-authority string   Path to a cert. file for the certificate authority
      --client-certificate string      Path to a client certificate file for TLS
      --client-key string              Path to a client key file for TLS
      --cluster string                 The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use
      --context string                 The name of the kubeconfig context to use
      --insecure-skip-tls-verify       If true, the server's certificate will not be checked for validity. This will make your HTTPS connections insecure
      --kubeconfig string              Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.
      --log-backtrace-at value         when logging hits line file:N, emit a stack trace (default :0)
      --log-dir value                  If non-empty, write log files in this directory
      --logtostderr value              log to standard error instead of files
      --match-server-version           Require server version to match client version
  -n, --namespace string               If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request
      --password string                Password for basic authentication to the API server
  -s, --server string                  The address and port of the Kubernetes API server
      --stderrthreshold value          logs at or above this threshold go to stderr (default 2)
      --token string                   Bearer token for authentication to the API server
      --user string                    The name of the kubeconfig user to use
      --username string                Username for basic authentication to the API server
  -v, --v value                        log level for V logs
      --vmodule value                  comma-separated list of pattern=N settings for file-filtered logging
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