Last modified May 30, 2023
kubectl-gs is a CLI and a kubectl plugin (invoked as
kubectl gs) for the Giant Swarm Management API.
Note: Management API support is under active development. Supported functionality depends on the provider and the workload cluster release used. Please pay attention to the compatibility information given on the individual command reference pages.
get appcatalogs– replaced by
template appcatalog– replaced by
|Version for kubectl gs.|
|Username to impersonate for the operation. User could be a regular user or a service account in a namespace.|
|Group to impersonate for the operation, this flag can be repeated to specify multiple groups.|
|UID to impersonate for the operation.|
|Default cache directory.|
|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.|
|The name of the kubeconfig context to use.|
|Toggle debug mode, for seeing full error output.|
|Disable self-update version check.|
|Help for kubectl gs.|
|If true, the server’s certificate will not be checked for validity. This will make your HTTPS connections insecure.|
|Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.|
|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. (default “0”)|
|The address and port of the Kubernetes API server|
|Server name to use for server certificate validation. If it is not provided, the hostname used to contact the server is used|
|Bearer token for authentication to the API server|
|The name of the kubeconfig user to use|
Installing and updating
With Krew, simply install and upgrade the
kubectl krew install gs
kubectl krew upgrade gs
Find out more details in our installation docs.
Otherwise, your Giant Swarm support staff is available for you in case you run into an issue. Also feel free to check our frequently asked questions on
See the GitHub project for source code, issues and pull requests.
As a Giant Swarm customer, feel free to use your Slack channel to give feedback, ask questions and suggest improvements for
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We listen to your Slack support channel. You can also reach us at email@example.com. And of course, we welcome your pull requests!