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Request a service account token

Eric Paris Jan 2015

Synopsis

kubectl create token [Options]

Description

Request a service account token.

Options

--allow-missing-template-keys=true If true, ignore any errors in templates when a field or map key is missing in the template. Only applies to golang and jsonpath output formats.

--audience=[] Audience of the requested token. If unset, defaults to requesting a token for use with the Kubernetes API server. May be repeated to request a token valid for multiple audiences.

--bound-object-kind="" Kind of an object to bind the token to. Supported kinds are Pod, Secret. If set, --bound-object-name must be provided.

--bound-object-name="" Name of an object to bind the token to. The token will expire when the object is deleted. Requires --bound-object-kind.

--bound-object-uid="" UID of an object to bind the token to. Requires --bound-object-kind and --bound-object-name. If unset, the UID of the existing object is used.

--duration=0s Requested lifetime of the issued token. The server may return a token with a longer or shorter lifetime.

-o, --output="" Output format. One of: (json, yaml, name, go-template, go-template-file, template, templatefile, jsonpath, jsonpath-as-json, jsonpath-file).

--show-managed-fields=false If true, keep the managedFields when printing objects in JSON or YAML format.

--template="" Template string or path to template file to use when -o=go-template, -o=go-template-file. The template format is golang templates [http://golang.org/pkg/text/template/#pkg-overview].

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--as="" Username to impersonate for the operation. User could be a regular user or a service account in a namespace.

--as-group=[] Group to impersonate for the operation, this flag can be repeated to specify multiple groups.

--as-uid="" UID to impersonate for the operation.

--azure-container-registry-config="" Path to the file containing Azure container registry configuration information.

--cache-dir="/builddir/.kube/cache" Default cache directory

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

--client-certificate="" Path to a client certificate file for TLS

--client-key="" Path to a client key file for TLS

--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="" Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.

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

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

--password="" Password for basic authentication to the API server

--profile="none" Name of profile to capture. One of (none|cpu|heap|goroutine|threadcreate|block|mutex)

--profile-output="profile.pprof" Name of the file to write the profile to

--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

--tls-server-name="" Server name to use for server certificate validation. If it is not provided, the hostname used to contact the server is used

--token="" Bearer token for authentication to the API server

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

--username="" Username for basic authentication to the API server

--version=false Print version information and quit

--warnings-as-errors=false Treat warnings received from the server as errors and exit with a non-zero exit code

Example

  # Request a token to authenticate to the kube-apiserver as the service account "myapp" in the current namespace
  kubectl create token myapp
  
  # Request a token for a service account in a custom namespace
  kubectl create token myapp --namespace myns
  
  # Request a token with a custom expiration
  kubectl create token myapp --duration 10m
  
  # Request a token with a custom audience
  kubectl create token myapp --audience https://example.com
  
  # Request a token bound to an instance of a Secret object
  kubectl create token myapp --bound-object-kind Secret --bound-object-name mysecret
  
  # Request a token bound to an instance of a Secret object with a specific uid
  kubectl create token myapp --bound-object-kind Secret --bound-object-name mysecret --bound-object-uid 0d4691ed-659b-4935-a832-355f77ee47cc

See Also

kubectl-create(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-create(1).

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