podman-login man page

podman-login — Login to a container registry

Synopsis

podman login [options] registry

Description

podman login logs into a specified registry server with the correct username and password. podman login reads in the username and password from STDIN. The username and password can also be set using the username and password flags. The path of the authentication file can be specified by the user by setting the authfile flag. The default path used is ${XDG_RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json.

podman [GLOBAL Options]

podman login [GLOBAL Options]

podman login [Options] REGISTRY [GLOBAL Options]

Options

--password, -p
Password for registry
--password-stdin
Take the password from stdin
--username, -u
Username for registry
--authfile
Path of the authentication file. Default is ${XDG_\RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json (Not available for remote commands)

Note: You can also override the default path of the authentication file by setting the REGISTRY_AUTH_FILE environment variable. export REGISTRY_AUTH_FILE=path

--get-login
Return the logged-in user for the registry.  Return error if no login is found.
--cert-dir path
Use certificates at path (*.crt, *.cert, *.key) to connect to the registry. Default certificates directory is /etc/containers/certs.d. (Not available for remote commands)
--tls-verify
Require HTTPS and verify certificates when contacting registries (default: true). If explicitly set to true, then TLS verification will be used. If set to false, then TLS verification will not be used. If not specified, TLS verification will be used unless the target registry is listed as an insecure registry in registries.conf. (Not available for remote commands)
--help, -h
Print usage statement

Examples

$ podman login docker.io
Username: umohnani
Password:
Login Succeeded!
$ podman login -u testuser -p testpassword localhost:5000
Login Succeeded!
$ podman login --authfile authdir/myauths.json docker.io
Username: umohnani
Password:
Login Succeeded!
$ podman login --tls-verify=false -u test -p test localhost:5000
Login Succeeded!
$ podman login --cert-dir /etc/containers/certs.d/ -u foo -p bar localhost:5000
Login Succeeded!
$ podman login -u testuser  --password-stdin < testpassword.txt docker.io
Login Succeeded!
$ echo $testpassword | podman login -u testuser --password-stdin docker.io
Login Succeeded!

See Also

podman(1), podman-logout(1)

History

August 2017, Originally compiled by Urvashi Mohnani  ⟨umohnani@redhat.com⟩

Referenced By

containers-transports(5), podman(1), podman-logout(1), podman-pull(1), podman-push(1), skopeo(1), skopeo-copy(1), skopeo-delete(1), skopeo-inspect(1).