doctl compute action

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The sub-commands of doctl compute action retrieve the history of actions taken on your resources.

This can be filtered to a specific action. For example, while doctl compute action list will list all of the actions taken on all of the resources in your account, doctl compute action get <action-id> will retrieve details for a specific action.


Option Description
--help , -h Help for this command
Command Description
doctl compute Display commands that manage infrastructure
doctl compute action get Retrieve details about a specific action
doctl compute action list Retrieve a list of all recent actions taken on your resources
doctl compute action wait Block thread until an action completes

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false