doctl databases db

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The subcommands under doctl databases db are for managing specific databases that are served by a database cluster.

You can use these commands to create and delete databases within a cluster, or simply get information about them.

You can get a list of existing database clusters and their IDs by calling:

doctl databases list


Option Description
--help , -h Help for this command
Command Description
doctl databases Display commands that manage databases
doctl databases db create Create a database within a cluster
doctl databases db delete Delete the specified database from the cluster
doctl databases db get Retrieve the name of a database within a cluster
doctl databases db list Retrieve a list of databases within a cluster

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