kubectl-stop man page

kubectl stop — Deprecated: Gracefully shut down a resource by name or filename.


kubectl stop [Options]


Deprecated: Gracefully shut down a resource by name or filename.

The stop command is deprecated, all its functionalities are covered by delete command. See 'kubectl delete --help' for more details.

Attempts to shut down and delete a resource that supports graceful termination. If the resource is scalable it will be scaled to 0 before deletion.


[-all] to select all the specified resources.
-f, --filename=[]
Filename, directory, or URL to file of resource(s) to be stopped.
Period of time in seconds given to the resource to terminate gracefully. Ignored if negative.
Treat "resource not found" as a successful stop.
If true, include definitions of new APIs via calls to the API server. [default true]
-o, --output=""
Output mode. Use "-o name" for shorter output (resource/name).
-R, --recursive=false
Process the directory used in -f, --filename recursively. Useful when you want to manage related manifests organized within the same directory.
-l, --selector=""
Selector (label query) to filter on.
The length of time to wait before giving up on a delete, zero means determine a timeout from the size of the object

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

log to standard error as well as files

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

Username to impersonate for the operation.

Path to a cert. file for the certificate authority.

Path to a client certificate file for TLS.

Path to a client key file for TLS.

The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use

The name of the kubeconfig context to use

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

Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.

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

If non-empty, write log files in this directory

Maximum number of seconds between log flushes

log to standard error instead of files

Require server version to match client version

If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request.

Password for basic authentication to the API server.

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

logs at or above this threshold go to stderr

Bearer token for authentication to the API server.

The name of the kubeconfig user to use

Username for basic authentication to the API server.

log level for V logs

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


# Shut down foo.
kubectl stop replicationcontroller foo

# Stop pods and services with label name=myLabel.
kubectl stop pods,services -l name=myLabel

# Shut down the service defined in service.json
kubectl stop -f service.json

# Shut down all resources in the path/to/resources directory
kubectl stop -f path/to/resources

See Also



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


kubernetes User Manuals Eric Paris Jan 2015