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[ aws . eks ]

describe-cluster

Description

Returns descriptive information about an Amazon EKS cluster.

The API server endpoint and certificate authority data returned by this operation are required for kubelet and kubectl to communicate with your Kubernetes API server. For more information, see Create a kubeconfig for Amazon EKS .

Note

The API server endpoint and certificate authority data are not available until the cluster reaches the ACTIVE state.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-cluster
--name <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--name (string)

The name of the cluster to describe.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To describe a cluster

This example command provides a description of the specified cluster in your default region.

Command:

aws eks describe-cluster --name devel

Output:

{
    "cluster": {
        "name": "devel",
        "arn": "arn:aws:eks:us-west-2:012345678910:cluster/devel",
        "createdAt": 1527807879.988,
        "version": "1.10",
        "endpoint": "https://A0DCCD80A04F01705DD065655C30CC3D.yl4.us-west-2.eks.amazonaws.com",
        "roleArn": "arn:aws:iam::012345678910:role/eks-service-role-AWSServiceRoleForAmazonEKS-J7ONKE3BQ4PI",
        "resourcesVpcConfig": {
            "subnetIds": [
                "subnet-6782e71e",
                "subnet-e7e761ac"
            ],
            "securityGroupIds": [
                "sg-6979fe18"
            ],
            "vpcId": "vpc-950809ec"
        },
        "status": "ACTIVE",
        "certificateAuthority": {
            "data": "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"
        }
    }
}

Output

cluster -> (structure)

The full description of your specified cluster.

name -> (string)

The name of the cluster.

arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the cluster.

createdAt -> (timestamp)

The Unix epoch time stamp in seconds for when the cluster was created.

version -> (string)

The Kubernetes server version for the cluster.

endpoint -> (string)

The endpoint for your Kubernetes API server.

roleArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role that provides permissions for the Kubernetes control plane to make calls to AWS API operations on your behalf.

resourcesVpcConfig -> (structure)

The VPC subnets and security groups used by the cluster control plane. Amazon EKS VPC resources have specific requirements to work properly with Kubernetes. For more information, see Cluster VPC Considerations and Cluster Security Group Considerations in the Amazon EKS User Guide .

subnetIds -> (list)

The subnets associated with your cluster.

(string)

securityGroupIds -> (list)

The security groups associated with the cross-account elastic network interfaces that are used to allow communication between your worker nodes and the Kubernetes control plane.

(string)

vpcId -> (string)

The VPC associated with your cluster.

status -> (string)

The current status of the cluster.

certificateAuthority -> (structure)

The certificate-authority-data for your cluster.

data -> (string)

The base64 encoded certificate data required to communicate with your cluster. Add this to the certificate-authority-data section of the kubeconfig file for your cluster.

clientRequestToken -> (string)

Unique, case-sensitive identifier you provide to ensure the idempotency of the request.

platformVersion -> (string)

The platform version of your Amazon EKS cluster. For more information, see Platform Versions in the * Amazon EKS User Guide * .