doctl Release Notes

December 2023

8 December

  • Released v1.101.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for scalable storage for PostgreSQL and MySQL databases and Kafka topic management.

October 2023

17 October

  • Released v1.100.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds new commands for managing uptime alerts and retrieving advanced database configuration options.

August 2023

18 August

  • Released v1.98.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for automatically retrying API requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error. The number of attempts can be configured using the --http-retry-max flag or DIGITALOCEAN_HTTP_RETRY_MAX environment variable. To disable retries altogether, set to 0.

July 2023

10 July

  • Released v1.97.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates the default behavior of the doctl registry login command to set a 30-day expiry for the registry API token that is created when logging in. The previous default behavior was to create a registry API token that did not expire.

    To create a registry API token that does not expire, you can set the new --never-expire flag to true. To set a different expiry time than the default 30 days, you can set the --expiry-seconds flag to an integer representing the number of seconds until the token should expire.

    This also adds support for interacting with uptime checks via doctl. Please see the doctl monitoring uptime command reference for more information.

May 2023

5 May

  • Released v1.94.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates the doctl auth init prompt and deprecates the --algorithm flag for load balancer sub-commands.

January 2023

6 January

  • Released v1.92.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates the doctl auth init prompt and deprecates the --algorithm flag for load balancer sub-commands.

December 2022

16 December

  • Released v1.91.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for creating and updating firewall rules for load balancers.

12 December

  • Released v1.89.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for creating serverless namespaces in the syd1 region and creating monitoring alert policies for load balancer metrics.

November 2022

22 November

  • Released v1.88.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds a flag to the load balancer create command that allows you to configure its HTTP idle timeout.

16 November

  • Released v1.87.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release promotes the option to enable high availability on existing Kubernetes clusters to General Availability. It also adds a flag that allows you to add a load balancer to a specified project upon its creation.

15 November

  • Released v1.86.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes new doctl apps list-buildpacks and doctl apps upgrade-buildpack subcommands allowing you to manually upgrade an app’s buildpacks to their latest major versions.

October 2022

18 October

  • Released v1.84.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds a --wait flag to the doctl database create subcommand.

7 October

  • Released v1.83.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds updated confirmation dialogs and a --wait flag to the doctl compute load-balancer create subcommand.

September 2022

28 September

  • Released v1.82.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release upgrades godo to v1.86.0 and adds support for building App Platform apps locally.

20 September

  • Released v1.80.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for creating and managing multiple namespaces for serverless functions.

  • Released v1.81.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds two new pieces of functionality. When creating a reserved IP, you can now specify the project it should be placed in. It also makes the --region flag an optional argument for the compute droplet create sub-command.

August 2022

15 August

  • Released v1.79.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds several databases options sub-commands you can use to look up create-time options for database clusters, such as supported engines and versions.

June 2022

30 June

  • Released v1.78.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release renames the sandbox commands to serverless. Aliases are provided for backwards compatibility. Additionally, the output of the account get command now includes the name of the active team.

16 June

  • Released v1.77.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release deprecates the floating-ip commands in favor of the new reserved-ip ones.

May 2022

23 May

  • Released v1.76.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for our new serverless Functions product and updates godo to support new App Platform features.

10 May

  • Released v1.75.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release contains fixes and improvements for a beta product. If you are not a member of the beta group, the new features will not be available to you at this time.

3 May

  • Released v1.74.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release introduces new functionality for a beta product. If you are not a member of the beta group, the new features will not be available to you at this time.

March 2022

31 March

  • Released v1.73.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates godo to support new App Platform features.

28 March

  • Released v1.72.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release introduces new doctl compute tag apply and doctl compute tag remove commands that support using tags with multiple resources in a single operation.

15 March

  • Released v1.71.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds regions support to Container Registry commands including the introduction of the new doctl registry options available-regions command.

January 2022

27 January

  • Released v1.70.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for App Platform features, such as AppDomainSpec.Certificate, MinimumTLSVersion, appServiceSpecHealthCheck.Port and more.

14 January

  • Released v1.69.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release contains a number of bug fixes and adds support to the kubernetes cluster kubeconfig save sub-command for setting an alias for a cluster’s context name.

December 2021

7 December

  • Released v1.68.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release contains improvements to the registry subcommands including: revoking credentials on logout and a new list-manifests subcommand.

November 2021

10 November

  • Released v1.67.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates godo to support new App Platform features.

1 November

  • Released v1.66.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a number of new features including support for PowerShell completion and a new --upsert flag for the doctl apps create command that updates the app in the given app spec if it already exists.

October 2021

12 October

  • Released v1.65.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a number of new features:

    • The --ha flag was added to the kubernetes cluster create sub-command to optionally create a cluster configured with a highly-available control plane. This feature is in early availability
    • The kubernetes cluster sub-commands now include a “Support Features” field when displaying version options
    • The --disable-lets-encrypt-dns-records flag was added to the compute load-balancer create sub-command to optionally disable automatic DNS record creation for Let’s Encrypt certificates that are added to the load balancer

August 2021

20 August

  • Released v1.64.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for managing App Platform alerts.

9 August

  • Released v1.63.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a number of new features:

    • The database firewall sub-commands now support apps as trusted sources
    • New monitoring alert sub-commands for creating and managing alert policies
    • The --droplet-agent flag was added to the compute droplet create sub-command to optionally disable installing the agent for the Droplet web console

July 2021

9 July

  • Released v1.62.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release fixes a handful of bugs and introduces new flags on existing commands:

    • The apps logs command now supports tailing live logs with the --tail flag. This lets application owners select the most recent logs from their applications
    • The --wait flag was added to apps create and apps update to block these commands until an application is fully created or updated

May 2021

6 May

  • Released v1.60.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release introduces an auth remove sub-command to simplify removing an auth context when managing multiple accounts. The databases user reset sub-command now supports resetting the user password for all database engine types.

April 2021

13 April

  • Released v1.59.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a new apps propose sub-command and improvements to the apps spec validate sub-command.

March 2021

29 March

  • Released v1.58.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds a --wait flag to the apps create-deployment command which blocks until the deployment is complete. By default, the registry kubernetes-manifest now generates a manifest that applies the secret to all the namespaces in the Kubernetes cluster using the DOSecret operator.

February 2021

22 February

  • Released v1.57.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release enables surge upgrades by default for newly created Kubernetes clusters and important bugfixes for App Platform logs and Kubernetes cascading deletes.

10 February

  • Released v1.56.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for database firewalls management, Kubernetes cascading deletes, and installing Kubernetes 1-Clicks to existing clusters.

January 2021

21 January

  • Released v1.55.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds Docker Hub and GitLab support to App Platform’s create and update commands.

December 2020

4 December

  • Released v1.54.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release user confirmation before container registry garbage collection is started.

November 2020

24 November

  • Released v1.53.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for container registry garbage collection of untagged manifests.

10 November

  • Released v1.52.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds a --force-rebuild flag to doctl apps create-deployment.

3 November

  • Released v1.51.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release add support for managing DigitalOcean Container Registry subscriptions.

October 2020

30 October

  • Released v1.50.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release incudes a number for new features and improvements. It includes new doctl apps sub-commands to retrieve information about App Platform pricing plan tiers, instance sizes, and regions. The doctl registry sub-command now supports managing garbage collection for container registries.

28 October

  • Released v1.49.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release incudes the ability to update the default VPC for a region, the ability to set an expiration time when downloading kubeconfig files, and more.

6 October

  • Released v1.48.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release promotes doctl apps commands with support for DigitalOcean App Platform to General Availability.

5 October

  • Released v1.47.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for setting Kubernetes node pool taints.

July 2020

22 July

  • Released v1.46.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for install Kubernetes 1-Click Apps when creating a cluster, surge upgrade support for Kubernetes clusters, and more.

June 2020

10 June

  • Released v1.45.1 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates doctl’s Snap packaging that allow Snap users to log in to DigitalOcean Container Registry using the doctl registry login command. To grant access doctl access to your Docker configuration, run snap connect doctl:dot-docker.

2 June

  • Released v1.44.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for specifying a non-default VPC when creating Droplets, load balancers, and Kubernetes clusters. It also adds the ability to set an expiration time for container registry credentials. This can be useful when calling doctl registry login as part of a CI/CD process. A new doctl 1-click list subcommand is now also available.

  • Released v1.45.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes new doctl kubernetes 1-click list and doctl compute droplet 1-click list subcommands.

April 2020

28 April

  • Released v1.43.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release updates container registry features from beta to early access.

23 April

  • Released v1.42.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a number of small UI improvements and support for additional container registry beta features.

10 April

  • Released v1.41.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release fixes the link to create a new API token when running doctl auth init.

7 April

  • Released v1.40.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a support for VPCs and viewing billing history for an account.

March 2020

18 March

  • Released v1.39.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for listing and retrieving invoices as well as expanded help output for all commands.

February 2020

4 February

  • Released v1.38.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds the ability to set Kubernetes node pool labels as well as support for deleting multiple Kubernetes clusters with a single command.

January 2020

14 January

  • Released v1.37.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds the ability to retrieve account balances.

July 2019

29 July

  • Released doctl version 1.24.1, which is also now available in Docker Hub. You can download it with docker pull digitalocean/doctl.

18 July

December 2018

11 December

  • The following updates were released for DigitalOcean Kubernetes:

    • Any user can opt into Kubernetes during early availability via the control panel.
    • Users can rename clusters.
    • Users can edit tags associated with clusters and worker pool.
    • A guided walkthrough helps users set up their kubectl and kubeconfig properly and provides example manifests to make it easier to get started.
    • The node pool settings to add, remove, and scale node pools has been moved to the ‘Nodes’ tab for a more streamlined experience.
    • The cluster provisioning status bar more accurately reflects the cluster creation progress.
    • Users can view the estimated monthly cost for their clusters.
    • Users can view a breakdown of total cluster capacity including CPU, Memory, Disk cluster wide.
    • Users can create and manage Kubernetes clusters, worker pools, and configuration using doctl.