oc-exec man page

oc exec — Execute a command in a container.


oc exec [Options]


Execute a command in a container


-c, --container=""
Container name. If omitted, the first container in the pod will be chosen
-p, --pod=""
Pod name (deprecated)
-i, --stdin=false
Pass stdin to the container
-t, --tty=false
Stdin is a TTY

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

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

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 address and port of the Kubernetes API server

Bearer token for authentication to the API server.

The name of the kubeconfig user to use


# Get output from running 'date' in ruby-container from pod 'mypod'
oc exec mypod -c ruby-container date

# Switch to raw terminal mode, sends stdin to 'bash' in ruby-container from pod 'mypod' and sends stdout/stderr from 'bash' back to the client
oc exec mypod -c ruby-container -i -t -- bash -il

See Also



June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By


Openshift CLI User Manuals Openshift June 2016