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[ aws . eks ]

get-token

Description

Get a token for authentication with an Amazon EKS cluster. This can be used as an alternative to the aws-iam-authenticator.

Synopsis

  get-token
[--cluster-name <value>]
[--role-arn <value>]
[--cluster-id <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--cluster-name (string) Specify the name of the Amazon EKS cluster to create a token for. (Note: for local clusters on AWS Outposts, please use --cluster-id parameter)

--role-arn (string) Assume this role for credentials when signing the token. Use this optional parameter when the credentials for signing the token differ from that of the current role session. Using this parameter results in new role session credentials that are used to sign the token.

--cluster-id (string) Specify the id of the Amazon EKS cluster to create a token for. (Note: for local clusters on AWS Outposts only)

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To get a cluster authentication token

This example command gets an authentication token for a cluster named example.

Command:

aws eks get-token --cluster-name example

Output:

{
  "kind": "ExecCredential",
  "apiVersion": "client.authentication.k8s.io/v1beta1",
  "spec": {},
  "status": {
    "expirationTimestamp": "2019-08-14T18:44:27Z",
    "token": "k8s-aws-v1EXAMPLE_TOKEN_DATA_STRING..."
  }
}