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Dapr command line interface (CLI) reference
The Dapr CLI allows you to setup Dapr on your local dev machine or on a Kubernetes cluster, provides debugging support, and launches and manages Dapr instances.
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Distributed Application Runtime
annotate Add dapr annotations to a Kubernetes configuration. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
build-info Print build info of Dapr CLI and runtime
completion Generates shell completion scripts
components List all Dapr components. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
configurations List all Dapr configurations. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
dashboard Start Dapr dashboard. Supported platforms: Kubernetes and self-hosted
help Help about any command
init Install Dapr on supported hosting platforms. Supported platforms: Kubernetes and self-hosted
invoke Invoke a method on a given Dapr application. Supported platforms: Self-hosted
list List all Dapr instances. Supported platforms: Kubernetes and self-hosted
logs Get Dapr sidecar logs for an application. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
mtls Check if mTLS is enabled. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
publish Publish a pub-sub event. Supported platforms: Self-hosted
run Run Dapr and (optionally) your application side by side. Supported platforms: Self-hosted
status Show the health status of Dapr services. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
stop Stop Dapr instances and their associated apps. Supported platforms: Self-hosted
uninstall Uninstall Dapr runtime. Supported platforms: Kubernetes and self-hosted
upgrade Upgrades a Dapr control plane installation in a cluster. Supported platforms: Kubernetes
version Print the Dapr runtime and CLI version
-h, --help help for dapr
--log-as-json Log output in JSON format
-v, --version version for dapr
Use "dapr [command] --help" for more information about a command.
You can learn more about each Dapr command from the links below.
Some Dapr flags can be set via environment variables (e.g.
DAPR_NETWORK for the
--network flag of the
dapr init command). Note that specifying the flag on the command line overrides any set environment variable.
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