oc-export man page

oc export — Export resources so they can be used elsewhere

Synopsis

oc export [Options]

Description

Export resources so they can be used elsewhere

The export command makes it easy to take existing objects and convert them to configuration files for backups or for creating elsewhere in the cluster. Fields that cannot be specified on create will be set to empty, and any field which is assigned on creation (like a service's clusterIP, or a deployment config's latestVersion). The status part of objects is also cleared.

Some fields like clusterIP may be useful when exporting an application from one cluster to apply to another - assuming another service on the destination cluster does not already use that IP. The --exact flag will instruct export to not clear fields that might be useful. You may also use --raw to get the exact values for an object - useful for converting a file on disk between API versions.

Another use case for export is to create reusable templates for applications. Pass --as-template to generate the API structure for a template to which you can add parameters and object labels.

Options

--all-namespaces=false

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

--allow-missing-template-keys=true

If true, ignore any errors in templates when a field or map key is missing in the template. Only applies to golang and jsonpath output formats.

--as-template=""

Output a Template object with specified name instead of a List or single object.

--exact=false

If true, preserve fields that may be cluster specific, such as service clusterIPs or generated names

-f, --filename=[]

Filename, directory, or URL to files Filename, directory, or URL to file for the resource to export.

-o, --output="yaml"

Output format. One of: json|yaml|name|templatefile|template|go-template|go-template-file|jsonpath|jsonpath-file.

--raw=false

If true, do not alter the resources in any way after they are loaded.

-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

--template=""

Template string or path to template file to use when -o=go-template, -o=go-template-file. The template format is golang templates [ ⟨http://golang.org/pkg/text/template/#pkg-overview⟩].

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--allow_verification_with_non_compliant_keys=false

Allow a SignatureVerifier to use keys which are technically non-compliant with RFC6962.

--alsologtostderr=false

log to standard error as well as files

--application_metrics_count_limit=100

Max number of application metrics to store (per container)

--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 containing Azure container registry configuration information.

--boot_id_file="/proc/sys/kernel/random/boot_id"

Comma-separated list of files to check for boot-id. Use the first one that exists.

--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

--cloud-provider-gce-lb-src-cidrs=130.211.0.0/22,209.85.152.0/22,209.85.204.0/22,35.191.0.0/16

CIDRs opened in GCE firewall for LB traffic proxy health checks

--cluster=""

The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use

--container_hints="/etc/cadvisor/container_hints.json"

location of the container hints file

--containerd="unix:///var/run/containerd.sock"

containerd endpoint

--context=""

The name of the kubeconfig context to use

--default-not-ready-toleration-seconds=300

Indicates the tolerationSeconds of the toleration for notReady:NoExecute that is added by default to every pod that does not already have such a toleration.

--default-unreachable-toleration-seconds=300

Indicates the tolerationSeconds of the toleration for unreachable:NoExecute that is added by default to every pod that does not already have such a toleration.

--docker="unix:///var/run/docker.sock"

docker endpoint

--docker-tls=false

use TLS to connect to docker

--docker-tls-ca="ca.pem"

path to trusted CA

--docker-tls-cert="cert.pem"

path to client certificate

--docker-tls-key="key.pem"

path to private key

--docker_env_metadata_whitelist=""

a comma-separated list of environment variable keys that needs to be collected for docker containers

--docker_only=false

Only report docker containers in addition to root stats

--docker_root="/var/lib/docker"

DEPRECATED: docker root is read from docker info (this is a fallback, default: /var/lib/docker)

--enable_load_reader=false

Whether to enable cpu load reader

--event_storage_age_limit="default=24h"

Max length of time for which to store events (per type). Value is a comma separated list of key values, where the keys are event types (e.g.: creation, oom) or "default" and the value is a duration. Default is applied to all non-specified event types

--event_storage_event_limit="default=100000"

Max number of events to store (per type). Value is a comma separated list of key values, where the keys are event types (e.g.: creation, oom) or "default" and the value is an integer. Default is applied to all non-specified event types

--global_housekeeping_interval=0

Interval between global housekeepings

--housekeeping_interval=0

Interval between container housekeepings

--httptest.serve=""

if non-empty, httptest.NewServer serves on this address and blocks

--insecure-skip-tls-verify=false

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

--kubeconfig=""

Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.

--log-flush-frequency=0

Maximum number of seconds between log flushes

--log_backtrace_at=:0

when logging hits line file:N, emit a stack trace

--log_cadvisor_usage=false

Whether to log the usage of the cAdvisor container

--log_dir=""

If non-empty, write log files in this directory

--logtostderr=true

log to standard error instead of files

--machine_id_file="/etc/machine-id,/var/lib/dbus/machine-id"

Comma-separated list of files to check for machine-id. Use the first one that exists.

--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.

-s, --server=""

The address and port of the Kubernetes API server

--stderrthreshold=2

logs at or above this threshold go to stderr

--storage_driver_buffer_duration=0

Writes in the storage driver will be buffered for this duration, and committed to the non memory backends as a single transaction

--storage_driver_db="cadvisor"

database name

--storage_driver_host="localhost:8086"

database host:port

--storage_driver_password="root"

database password

--storage_driver_secure=false

use secure connection with database

--storage_driver_table="stats"

table name

--storage_driver_user="root"

database username

--token=""

Bearer token for authentication to the API server

--user=""

The name of the kubeconfig user to use

-v, --v=0

log level for V logs

--version=false

Print version information and quit

--vmodule=

comma-separated list of pattern=N settings for file-filtered logging

Example

  # export the services and deployment configurations labeled name=test
  oc export svc,dc -l name=test
  
  # export all services to a template
  oc export service --as-template=test
  
  # export to JSON
  oc export service -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