openshift-cli-policy-scc-subject-review man page

openshift cli policy scc-subject-review — Check whether a user or a ServiceAccount can create a Pod.


openshift cli policy scc-subject-review [Options]


Check whether a User, Service Account or a Group can create a Pod. It returns a list of Security Context Constraints that will admit the resource. If User is specified but not Groups, it is interpreted as "What if User is not a member of any groups". If User and Groups are empty, then the check is performed using the current user



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.

-f, --filename=[]

Filename, directory, or URL to files Filename, directory, or URL to a file identifying the resource to get from a server.

-g, --groups=[]

Comma separated, list of groups. Review will be performed on behalf of these groups


When using the default or custom-column output format, don't print headers (default print headers).

-o, --output=""

Output format. One of: json|yaml|wide|name|custom-columns=...|custom-columns-file=...|go-template=...|go-template-file=...|jsonpath=...|jsonpath-file=... See custom columns [ ⟨⟩], golang template [ ⟨⟩] and jsonpath template [ ⟨⟩].

-R, --recursive=false

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

-z, --serviceaccount=""

service account in the current namespace to use as a user

-a, --show-all=true

When printing, show all resources (false means hide terminated pods.)


When printing, show all labels as the last column (default hide labels column)


If non-empty, sort list types using this field specification.  The field specification is expressed as a JSONPath expression (e.g. '{}'). The field in the API resource specified by this JSONPath expression must be an integer or a string.


Template string or path to template file to use when -o=go-template, -o=go-template-file. The template format is golang templates [ ⟨⟩].

-u, --user=""

Review will be performed on behalf of this user

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


  # Check whether user bob can create a pod specified in myresource.yaml
  $ openshift cli policy scc-subject-review -u bob -f myresource.yaml
  # Check whether user bob who belongs to projectAdmin group can create a pod specified in myresource.yaml
  $ openshift cli policy scc-subject-review -u bob -g projectAdmin -f myresource.yaml
  # Check whether ServiceAccount specified in podTemplateSpec in myresourcewithsa.yaml can create the Pod
  $  openshift cli policy scc-subject-review -f myresourcewithsa.yaml

See Also



June 2016, Ported from the Kubernetes man-doc generator

Referenced By


Openshift CLI User Manuals June 2016