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Easily find roles and cluster roles attached to any user, service account, or group name in your Kubernetes cluster


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RBAC Lookup is a CLI that allows you to easily find Kubernetes roles and cluster roles bound to any user, service account, or group name. Binaries are generated with goreleaser for each release for simple installation.


Check out the documentation at



brew install FairwindsOps/tap/rbac-lookup


asdf plugin add rbac-lookup
asdf install rbac-lookup latest
asdf global rbac-lookup latest

RBAC Manager

While RBAC Lookup helps provide visibility into Kubernetes auth, RBAC Manager helps make auth simpler to manage. This is a Kubernetes operator that enables more concise RBAC configuration that is easier to scale and automate. For more information, see RBAC Manager on GitHub.

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Other Projects from Fairwinds

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  • Pluto - Detect Kubernetes resources that have been deprecated or removed in future versions
  • Nova - Check to see if any of your Helm charts have updates available
  • rbac-manager - Simplify the management of RBAC in your Kubernetes clusters

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