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The Auth0 Deploy CLI is a tool that helps you manage your Auth0 tenant configuration. It integrates into your development workflows as a standalone CLI or as a node module.

Supported resource types: actions, branding, client grants, clients (applications), connections, custom domains, email templates, emails, grants, guardian, hook secrets, log streams, migrations, organizations, pages, prompts, resource servers (APIs), roles, tenant settings, themes.

🎢 Highlights • 📚 Documentation • 🚀 Getting Started • 💬 Feedback


  • Multi-Environment Oriented: Designed to help you test your applications' Auth0 integrations from feature branch all the way to production.
  • Keyword Replacement: Shared resource configurations across all environments with dynamic keyword replacement.
  • Versatile: Integrate into your CI/CD workflows either as a CLI or as a Node module.


Getting Started

This guide will help you to a working implementation of the Deploy CLI tool used as a standalone CLI. There are three main steps before the Deploy CLI can be run:

  1. Create a Dedicated Auth0 Application
  2. Configure the Deploy CLI
  3. Calling the Deploy CLI

Warning This tool can be destructive to your Auth0 tenant. It is recommended to be familiar with the AUTH0_ALLOW_DELETE configuration and to test on development tenants prior to using in production.


Install the Deploy CLI

To run as a standalone command-line tool:

npm install -g auth0-deploy-cli

Create a dedicated Auth0 Application

In order for the Deploy CLI to call the Management API, a dedicated Auth0 application must be created to make calls on behalf of the tool.

  1. From the Auth0 dashboard, navigate to Applications > Applications
  2. Click “Create Application”
  3. On Create application page: a. Name it “Deploy CLI” or similar b. Select “Machine to Machine Applications” as application type c. Click “Create”
  4. On the “Authorize Machine to Machine Application” page a. Select “Auth0 Management API” b. Select the appropriate permissions for the resources you wish to manage. Refer to the Client Scopes section for more information. c. Click “Authorize”

Warning The Deploy CLI's own client is unconfigurable by itself to prevent potentially destructive changes.

Client Scopes

The designated application needs to be granted scopes in order to allow the Deploy CLI to execute Management operations.

The principle of least privilege is abided, so it will operate within the set of permissions granted. At a minimum, read:clients need to be selected, but is is recommended to select read:, create: and update: permissions for all resource types within management purview. To enable deletions, the delete: scopes are also necessary.

Configure the Deploy CLI

The Deploy CLI can be configured two ways, through a config.json file and through environment variables. The decision to choose one or both would depend on your specific use case and preferences. More comprehensive information about configuring the tool can be found on the Configuring the Deploy CLI page. However, for this example, the simplest way to get going is by setting the following environment variables:


These values can be found in the “Settings” and “Credentials“ tabs within the Auth0 application created in the previous step.

Calling the Deploy CLI

Finally, with above complete, the Deploy CLI export command can be run:

a0deploy export --format=yaml --output_folder=local

Once the process completes, observe the resource configuration files generated in the local directory. Then, run the import command, which pushes configuration from the local machine to your Auth0 tenant:

a0deploy import --config_file=config.json --input_file local/tenant.yaml

Refer to Using as a CLI documentation for a comprehensive list of flags and options.



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