oc-adm-top-pod man page

oc adm top pod ā€” Display Resource (CPU/Memory/Storage) usage of pods


oc adm top pod [Options]


Display Resource (CPU/Memory/Storage) usage of pods.

The 'top pod' command allows you to see the resource consumption of pods.

Due to the metrics pipeline delay, they may be unavailable for a few minutes since pod creation.



If present, list the requested object(s) across all namespaces. Namespace in current context is ignored even if specified with --namespace.


If present, print usage of containers within a pod.


Namespace Heapster service is located in


Port name in service to use


Scheme (http or https) to connect to Heapster as


Name of Heapster service

-l, --selector=""

Selector (label query) to filter on, supports '=', '==', and '!='.(e.g. -l key1=value1,key2=value2)

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 container 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 config 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


Require server version to match client version

-n, --namespace=""

If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request


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.


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


Print version information and quit


  # Show metrics for all pods in the default namespace
  kubectl top pod
  # Show metrics for all pods in the given namespace
  kubectl top pod --namespace=NAMESPACE
  # Show metrics for a given pod and its containers
  kubectl top pod POD_NAME --containers
  # Show metrics for the pods defined by label name=myLabel
  kubectl top pod -l name=myLabel

See Also



June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By


Openshift CLI User Manuals June 2016