doctl projects list

Go to Navigation


doctl projects list [flags]




List details for your DigitalOcean projects, including:

  • The project’s ID, in UUID format
  • The project owner’s account UUID
  • The name of the project
  • The project’s description
  • The project’s specified purpose
  • The project’s environment (Development, Staging, or Production)
  • A boolean indicating whether it is you default project
  • The date and time when the project was created
  • The date and time when the project was last updated


The following example retrieves a list of projects on your account and uses the --format flag to return only the ID, name, and purpose of each project:

doctl projects list --format ID,Name,Purpose


Option Description
--format Columns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: ID, OwnerUUID, OwnerID, Name, Description, Purpose, Environment, IsDefault, CreatedAt, UpdatedAt.
--help , -h Help for this command
--no-header Return raw data with no headers
Default: false
Command Description
doctl projects Manage projects and assign resources to them

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