oc-describe man page

oc describe ā€” Show details of a specific resource or group of resources


oc describe [Options]


Show details of a specific resource

This command joins many API calls together to form a detailed description of a given resource.



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

-f, --filename=[]

Filename, directory, or URL to files containing the resource to describe


If true, include definitions of new APIs via calls to the API server. [default true]

-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, supports '=', '==', and '!='.


If true, display events related to the described object.

Options Inherited from Parent Commands


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


Username to impersonate for the operation


Path to the file container Azure container registry configuration information.


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


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


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


  # Provide details about the ruby-22-centos7 image repository
  oc describe imageRepository ruby-22-centos7
  # Provide details about the ruby-sample-build build configuration
  oc describe bc ruby-sample-build

See Also



June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By


Openshift CLI User Manuals June 2016