Installing or updating eksctl - Amazon EKS

Installing or updating eksctl

eksctl is a simple command line tool for creating and managing Kubernetes clusters on Amazon EKS. eksctl provides the fastest and easiest way to create a new cluster with nodes for Amazon EKS. For the official documentation, see

Determine whether you already have eksctl installed on your device.

eksctl version

If you have eksctl installed in the path of your device, the example output is as follows. If you want to update the version that you currently have installed with a later version, make sure to install the new version in the same location that your current version is in.


If you receive no output, then you either don't have eksctl installed, or it's not installed in a location that's in your device's path.

For instructions on installing or updating eksctl, see Installation on GitHub.