The Rancher Command Line Interface (CLI) is a unified tool for interacting with your Rancher Server.
Note: This is for version 2.x.x of the cli, for info on 1.6.x see here
Setting up Rancher CLI with a Rancher Server
The CLI requires your Rancher Server address, along with credentials for authentication. Rancher CLI pulls this information from a JSON file,
cli2.json, which is created the first time you run
rancher login. By default, the path of this file is
$ rancher login https://<RANCHER_SERVER_URL> -t my-secret-token
Note: When entering your
<RANCHER_SERVER_URL>, include the port that was exposed while you installed Rancher Server.
rancher --help for a list of available commands.
Building from Source
The binaries will be located in
CROSS=1 make build.
docker run --rm -it -v <PATH_TO_CONFIG>:/root/.rancher/cli2.json rancher/cli [ARGS].
Pass credentials by replacing
<PATH_TO_CONFIG> with your config file for the server.
make. To use a custom Docker repository, do
REPO=custom make, which produces a
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