doctl databases get

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doctl databases get <database-id> [flags]




This command retrieves the following details about the specified database cluster:

  • The database ID, in UUID format
  • The name you gave the database cluster
  • The database engine (e.g. redis, pg, mysql , or mongodb)
  • The engine version (e.g. 14 for PostgreSQL version 14)
  • The number of nodes in the database cluster
  • The region the database cluster resides in (e.g. sfo2, nyc1)
  • The current status of the database cluster (e.g. online)
  • The size of the machine running the database instance (e.g. db-s-1vcpu-1gb)
  • A connection string for the database cluster
  • The date and time when the database cluster was created

This command requires the ID of a database cluster, which you can retrieve by calling:

doctl databases list


Option Description
--format Columns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: ```ID, Name, Engine, Version, NumNodes, Region, Status, Size, URI, Created`.
--help , -h Help for this command
--no-header Return raw data with no headers
Default: false
Command Description
doctl databases Display commands that manage databases

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