doctl kubernetes cluster update

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doctl kubernetes cluster update <id|name> [flags]




Updates the configuration values for a Kubernetes cluster. The cluster must be referred to by its name or ID. Use the doctl kubernetes cluster list command to get a list of clusters on your account.


The following example updates a cluster named example-cluster to enable automatic upgrades and sets the maintenance window to saturday=02:00:

doctl kubernetes cluster update example-cluster --auto-upgrade --maintenance-window saturday=02:00


Option Description
--auto-upgrade Indicates whether the cluster automatically upgrades to new patch releases during its maintenance window. To enable automatic upgrade, use --auto-upgrade=true.
Default: false
--cluster-name Specifies a new cluster name
--ha Enables the highly-available control plane for the cluster
Default: false
--help , -h Help for this command
--maintenance-window Sets the beginning of the four hour maintenance window for the cluster. Syntax is in the format: ‘day=HH:MM’, where time is in UTC. Day can be: any, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday, sunday.
Default: any=00:00
--set-current-context Sets the current kubectl context to that of the new cluster
Default: true
--surge-upgrade Enables surge-upgrade for the cluster
Default: false
--tag A comma-separated list of tags to apply to the cluster. This removes other user-provided tags from the cluster if they are not specified in this argument.
--update-kubeconfig Updates the cluster in your kubeconfig
Default: true
Command Description
doctl kubernetes cluster Display commands for managing Kubernetes clusters

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
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--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