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

--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

--alsologtostderr=false
log to standard error as well as files

--api-version=""
DEPRECATED: The API version to use when talking to the server

--as=""
Username to impersonate for the operation.

--certificate-authority=""
Path to a cert. file for the certificate authority.

--cluster=""
The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use

--context=""
The name of the kubeconfig context to use

--insecure-skip-tls-verify=false
If true, the server's certificate will not be checked for validity. This will make your HTTPS connections insecure.

--kubeconfig=""
use a particular kubeconfig file

--log-backtrace-at=:0
when logging hits line file:N, emit a stack trace

--log-dir=""
If non-empty, write log files in this directory

--log-flush-frequency=5s
Maximum number of seconds between log flushes

--logtostderr=true
log to standard error instead of files

--match-server-version=false
Require server version to match client version

--namespace=""
If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request.

-s, --server=""
The address and port of the Kubernetes API server

--stderrthreshold=2
logs at or above this threshold go to stderr

--user=""
The name of the kubeconfig user to use

--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

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