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Version: v1.9

vela exec

Execute command in a container.


Execute command inside container based vela application.

vela exec [flags]


exec [flags] APP_NAME -- COMMAND [args...]

# Get output from running 'date' command from app pod, using the first container by default
vela exec my-app -- date

# Switch to raw terminal mode, sends stdin to 'bash' in containers of application my-app
# and sends stdout/stderr from 'bash' back to the client
vela exec my-app -i -t -- bash -il


      --cluster string                 filter the pod by the cluster name
-c, --component string filter the pod by the component name
--container string specify the container name
-e, --env string specify environment name for application
-h, --help help for exec
-n, --namespace string specify the Kubernetes namespace to use
-p, --pod string specify the pod name
--pod-running-timeout duration The length of time (like 5s, 2m, or 3h, higher than zero) to wait until at least one pod is running (default 1m0s)
-i, --stdin Pass stdin to the container (default true)
-t, --tty Stdin is a TTY (default true)

Options inherited from parent commands

  -V, --verbosity Level   number for the log level verbosity
-y, --yes Assume yes for all user prompts


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