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kubectl config set-credentials

kubectl config set-credentials

Sets a user entry in kubeconfig

Synopsis

Sets a user entry in kubeconfig

Specifying a name that already exists will merge new fields on top of existing values.

Client-certificate flags: –client-certificate=certfile –client-key=keyfile

Bearer token flags: –token=bearer_token

Basic auth flags: –username=basic_user –password=basic_password

Bearer token and basic auth are mutually exclusive.

kubectl config set-credentials NAME [--client-certificate=path/to/certfile] [--client-key=path/to/keyfile] [--token=bearer_token] [--username=basic_user] [--password=basic_password] [--auth-provider=provider_name] [--auth-provider-arg=key=value]

Examples

  # Set only the "client-key" field on the "cluster-admin"
  # entry, without touching other values:
  kubectl config set-credentials cluster-admin --client-key=~/.kube/admin.key
  
  # Set basic auth for the "cluster-admin" entry
  kubectl config set-credentials cluster-admin --username=admin --password=uXFGweU9l35qcif
  
  # Embed client certificate data in the "cluster-admin" entry
  kubectl config set-credentials cluster-admin --client-certificate=~/.kube/admin.crt --embed-certs=true
  
  # Enable the Google Compute Platform auth provider for the "cluster-admin" entry
  kubectl config set-credentials cluster-admin --auth-provider=gcp
  
  # Enable the OpenID Connect auth provider for the "cluster-admin" entry with additional args
  kubectl config set-credentials cluster-admin --auth-provider=oidc --auth-provider-arg=client-id=foo --auth-provider-arg=client-secret=bar
  
  # Remove the "client-secret" config value for the OpenID Connect auth provider for the "cluster-admin" entry
  kubectl config set-credentials cluster-admin --auth-provider=oidc --auth-provider-arg=client-secret-

Options

      --auth-provider string            auth provider for the user entry in kubeconfig
      --auth-provider-arg stringSlice   'key=value' arugments for the auth provider
      --client-certificate string       path to client-certificate file for the user entry in kubeconfig
      --client-key string               path to client-key file for the user entry in kubeconfig
      --embed-certs tristate[=true]     embed client cert/key for the user entry in kubeconfig
      --password string                 password for the user entry in kubeconfig
      --token string                    token for the user entry in kubeconfig
      --username string                 username for the user entry in kubeconfig

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
      --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                use a particular kubeconfig file
      --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
      --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)
      --user string                      The name of the kubeconfig user to use
  -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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