oc-adm-create-api-client-config man page

oc adm create-api-client-config — Create a config file for connecting to the server as a user


oc adm create-api-client-config [Options]


Create a client configuration for connecting to the server

This command creates a folder containing a client certificate, a client key, a server certificate authority, and a .kubeconfig file for connecting to the master as the provided user.



The base filename to use for the .crt, .key, and .kubeconfig files. Defaults to the username.


The client data directory.


Validity of the certificates in days (defaults to 2 years). WARNING: extending this above default value is highly discouraged.


The list of groups this user belongs to. Comma delimited list

--master=" ⟨https://localhost:8443"⟩

The API server's URL.


The API public facing server's URL (if applicable).


The certificate file.


The key file.


The serial file that keeps track of how many certs have been signed.

Options Inherited from Parent Commands


Username to impersonate for the operation


Group to impersonate for the operation, this flag can be repeated to specify multiple groups.


Path to the file containing Azure container registry configuration information.


Default HTTP cache directory


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


Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.


The name of the kubeconfig context to use


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


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


Maximum number of seconds between log flushes


Require server version to match client version

-n, --namespace=""

If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request


Password for basic authentication to the API server


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


Bearer token for authentication to the API server


The name of the kubeconfig user to use


Username for basic authentication to the API server


Print version information and quit

See Also



June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By


Openshift CLI User Manuals June 2016