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kubectl exec

kubectl exec

Execute a command in a container

Synopsis

Execute a command in a container.

kubectl exec POD [-c CONTAINER] -- COMMAND [args...]

Examples

  # Get output from running 'date' from pod 123456-7890, using the first container by default
  kubectl exec 123456-7890 date
  
  # Get output from running 'date' in ruby-container from pod 123456-7890
  kubectl exec 123456-7890 -c ruby-container date
  
  # Switch to raw terminal mode, sends stdin to 'bash' in ruby-container from pod 123456-7890
  # and sends stdout/stderr from 'bash' back to the client
  kubectl exec 123456-7890 -c ruby-container -i -t -- bash -il

Options

  -c, --container string   Container name. If omitted, the first container in the pod will be chosen
  -p, --pod string         Pod name
  -i, --stdin              Pass stdin to the container
  -t, --tty                Stdin is a TTY

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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