oc-edit man page

oc edit ā€” Edit a resource on the server

Synopsis

oc edit [Options]

Description

Edit a resource from the default editor

The edit command allows you to directly edit any API resource you can retrieve via the command line tools. It will open the editor defined by your OC _EDITOR, or EDITOR environment variables, or fall back to 'vi' for Linux or 'notepad' for Windows. You can edit multiple objects, although changes are applied one at a time. The command accepts filenames as well as command line arguments, although the files you point to must be previously saved versions of resources.

The files to edit will be output in the default API version, or a version specified by --output-version. The default format is YAML - if you would like to edit in JSON pass -o json. The flag --windows-line-endings can be used to force Windows line endings, otherwise the default for your operating system will be used.

In the event an error occurs while updating, a temporary file will be created on disk that contains your unapplied changes. The most common error when updating a resource is another editor changing the resource on the server. When this occurs, you will have to apply your changes to the newer version of the resource, or update your temporary saved copy to include the latest resource version.

Options

-f, --filename=[]

Filename, directory, or URL to files to use to edit the resource

--include-extended-apis=true

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

--include-uninitialized=false

If true, the kubectl command applies to uninitialized objects. If explicitly set to false, this flag overrides other flags that make the kubectl commands apply to uninitialized objects, e.g., "--all". Objects with empty metadata.initializers are regarded as initialized.

-o, --output="yaml"

Output format. One of: yaml|json.

--output-patch=false

Output the patch if the resource is edited.

--record=false

Record current kubectl command in the resource annotation. If set to false, do not record the command. If set to true, record the command. If not set, default to updating the existing annotation value only if one already exists.

-R, --recursive=false

Process the directory used in -f, --filename recursively. Useful when you want to manage related manifests organized within the same directory.

--save-config=false

If true, the configuration of current object will be saved in its annotation. Otherwise, the annotation will be unchanged. This flag is useful when you want to perform kubectl apply on this object in the future.

--validate=false

If true, use a schema to validate the input before sending it

--windows-line-endings=false

Defaults to the line ending native to your platform.

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--as=""

Username to impersonate for the operation

--as-group=[]

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

--azure-container-registry-config=""

Path to the file container Azure container registry configuration information.

--cache-dir="/builddir/.kube/http-cache"

Default HTTP 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

--config=""

Path to the config file to use for CLI requests.

--context=""

The name of the kubeconfig context to use

--google-json-key=""

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

--insecure-skip-tls-verify=false

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

--match-server-version=false

Require server version to match client version

-n, --namespace=""

If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request

--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.

--server=""

The address and port of the Kubernetes API server

--token=""

Bearer token for authentication to the API server

--user=""

The name of the kubeconfig user to use

--version=false

Print version information and quit

Example

  # Edit the service named 'docker-registry':
  oc edit svc/docker-registry
  
  # Edit the DeploymentConfig named 'my-deployment':
  oc edit dc/my-deployment
  
  # Use an alternative editor
  OC_EDITOR="nano" oc edit dc/my-deployment
  
  # Edit the service 'docker-registry' in JSON using the v1 API format:
  oc edit svc/docker-registry --output-version=v1 -o json

See Also

oc(1),

History

June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By

oc(1).

Openshift CLI User Manuals June 2016