kubectl-config-set-credentials man page

kubectl config set-credentials — Sets a user entry in kubeconfig

Synopsis

kubectl config set-credentials [Options]

Description

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.

Options

--auth-provider=""

auth provider for the user entry in kubeconfig

--auth-provider-arg=[]

'key=value' arugments for the auth provider

--client-certificate=""

path to client-certificate file for the user entry in kubeconfig

--client-key=""

path to client-key file for the user entry in kubeconfig

--embed-certs=false

embed client cert/key for the user entry in kubeconfig

--password=""

password for the user entry in kubeconfig

--token=""

token for the user entry in kubeconfig

--username=""

username for the user entry in kubeconfig

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--allow-verification-with-non-compliant-keys=false

Allow a SignatureVerifier to use keys which are technically non-compliant with RFC6962.

--alsologtostderr=false

log to standard error as well as files

--api-version=""

DEPRECATED: The API version to use when talking to the server

--application-metrics-count-limit=100

Max number of application metrics to store (per container)

--as=""

Username to impersonate for the operation

--azure-container-registry-config=""

Path to the file container Azure container registry configuration information.

--boot-id-file="/proc/sys/kernel/random/boot_id"

Comma-separated list of files to check for boot-id. Use the first one that exists.

--certificate-authority=""

Path to a cert. file for the certificate authority

--cluster=""

The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use

--container-hints="/etc/cadvisor/container_hints.json"

location of the container hints file

--context=""

The name of the kubeconfig context to use

--default-not-ready-toleration-seconds=300

Indicates the tolerationSeconds of the toleration for notReady:NoExecute that is added by default to every pod that does not already have such a toleration.

--default-unreachable-toleration-seconds=300

Indicates the tolerationSeconds of the toleration for unreachable:NoExecute that is added by default to every pod that does not already have such a toleration.

--docker="unix:///var/run/docker.sock"

docker endpoint

--docker-env-metadata-whitelist=""

a comma-separated list of environment variable keys that needs to be collected for docker containers

--docker-only=false

Only report docker containers in addition to root stats

--docker-root="/var/lib/docker"

DEPRECATED: docker root is read from docker info (this is a fallback, default: /var/lib/docker)

--enable-load-reader=false

Whether to enable cpu load reader

--event-storage-age-limit="default=0"

Max length of time for which to store events (per type). Value is a comma separated list of key values, where the keys are event types (e.g.: creation, oom) or "default" and the value is a duration. Default is applied to all non-specified event types

--event-storage-event-limit="default=0"

Max number of events to store (per type). Value is a comma separated list of key values, where the keys are event types (e.g.: creation, oom) or "default" and the value is an integer. Default is applied to all non-specified event types

--global-housekeeping-interval=1m0s

Interval between global housekeepings

--google-json-key=""

The Google Cloud Platform Service Account JSON Key to use for authentication.

--housekeeping-interval=10s

Interval between container housekeepings

--insecure-skip-tls-verify=false

If true, the server's certificate will not be checked for validity. This will make your HTTPS connections insecure

--ir-data-source="influxdb"

Data source used by InitialResources. Supported options: influxdb, gcm.

--ir-dbname="k8s"

InfluxDB database name which contains metrics required by InitialResources

--ir-hawkular=""

Hawkular configuration URL

--ir-influxdb-host="localhost:8080/api/v1/namespaces/kube-system/services/monitoring-influxdb:api/proxy"

Address of InfluxDB which contains metrics required by InitialResources

--ir-namespace-only=false

Whether the estimation should be made only based on data from the same namespace.

--ir-password="root"

Password used for connecting to InfluxDB

--ir-percentile=90

Which percentile of samples should InitialResources use when estimating resources. For experiment purposes.

--ir-user="root"

User used for connecting to InfluxDB

--kubeconfig=""

use a particular kubeconfig file

--log-backtrace-at=:0

when logging hits line file:N, emit a stack trace

--log-cadvisor-usage=false

Whether to log the usage of the cAdvisor container

--log-dir=""

If non-empty, write log files in this directory

--loglevel=1

Log level (0 = DEBUG, 5 = FATAL)

--logtostderr=false

log to standard error instead of files

--machine-id-file="/etc/machine-id,/var/lib/dbus/machine-id"

Comma-separated list of files to check for machine-id. Use the first one that exists.

--match-server-version=false

Require server version to match client version

-n, --namespace=""

If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request

--request-timeout="0"

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.

-s, --server=""

The address and port of the Kubernetes API server

--stderrthreshold=2

logs at or above this threshold go to stderr

--storage-driver-buffer-duration=1m0s

Writes in the storage driver will be buffered for this duration, and committed to the non memory backends as a single transaction

--storage-driver-db="cadvisor"

database name

--storage-driver-host="localhost:8086"

database host:port

--storage-driver-password="root"

database password

--storage-driver-secure=false

use secure connection with database

--storage-driver-table="stats"

table name

--storage-driver-user="root"

database username

--user=""

The name of the kubeconfig user to use

-v, --v=0

log level for V logs

--vmodule=

comma-separated list of pattern=N settings for file-filtered logging

Example

  # 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-

See Also

kubectl-config(1),

History

January 2015, Originally compiled by Eric Paris (eparis at redhat dot com) based on the kubernetes source material, but hopefully they have been automatically generated since!

Referenced By

kubectl-config(1).

kubernetes User Manuals Eric Paris Jan 2015