doctl kubernetes cluster upgrade

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


This command upgrades the specified Kubernetes cluster. By default, this will upgrade the cluster to the latest available release, but you can also specify any version listed for your cluster by using doctl k8s get-upgrades.


Option Description
--help , -h Help for this command
--version The desired Kubernetes version. Possible values: see doctl k8s get-upgrades <cluster>. The special value latest will select the most recent patch version for your cluster’s minor version. For example, if a cluster is on 1.12.1 and upgrades are available to 1.12.3 and 1.13.1, 1.12.3 will be latest.
Default: latest
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