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kubectl cluster-info dump

kubectl cluster-info dump

Dump lots of relevant info for debugging and diagnosis


Dumps cluster info out suitable for debugging and diagnosing cluster problems. By default, dumps everything to stdout. You can optionally specify a directory with –output-directory. If you specify a directory, Kubernetes will build a set of files in that directory. By default only dumps things in the ‘kube-system’ namespace, but you can switch to a different namespace with the –namespaces flag, or specify –all-namespaces to dump all namespaces.

The command also dumps the logs of all of the pods in the cluster, these logs are dumped into different directories based on namespace and pod name.

kubectl cluster-info dump


  # Dump current cluster state to stdout
  kubectl cluster-info dump
  # Dump current cluster state to /path/to/cluster-state
  kubectl cluster-info dump --output-directory=/path/to/cluster-state
  # Dump all namespaces to stdout
  kubectl cluster-info dump --all-namespaces
  # Dump a set of namespaces to /path/to/cluster-state
  kubectl cluster-info dump --namespaces default,kube-system --output-directory=/path/to/cluster-state


      --all-namespaces            If true, dump all namespaces.  If true, --namespaces is ignored.
      --namespaces stringSlice    A comma separated list of namespaces to dump.
      --output-directory string   Where to output the files.  If empty or '-' uses stdout, otherwise creates a directory hierarchy in that directory

Options inherited from parent commands

      --alsologtostderr                  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 traceLocation   when logging hits line file:N, emit a stack trace (default :0)
      --log-dir string                   If non-empty, write log files in this directory
      --logtostderr                      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
      --request-timeout string           The length of time to wait before giving up on a single server request. Non-zero values should contain a corresponding time unit (e.g. 1s, 2m, 3h). A value of zero means don't timeout requests. (default "0")
  -s, --server string                    The address and port of the Kubernetes API server
      --stderrthreshold severity         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 Level                          log level for V logs
      --vmodule moduleSpec               comma-separated list of pattern=N settings for file-filtered logging
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