This section lists the basic tkn CLI commands.

Basic Syntax

tkn [command or options] [arguments…​]

Global Options

--help, -h

Utility commands

tkn

Parent command for tkn CLI.

Example: Display all options
$ tkn

completion [shell]

Print shell completion code which must be evaluated to provide interactive completion. Supported shells are bash and zsh.

Example: Completion code for bash shell
$ tkn completion bash

version

Print version information of the tkn CLI.

Example: Check the tkn version
$ tkn version

Pipelines management commands

pipeline

Manage Pipelines.

Example: Display help
$ tkn pipeline --help

pipeline delete

Delete a Pipeline.

Example: Delete the mypipeline Pipeline from a namespace
$ tkn pipeline delete mypipeline -n myspace

pipeline describe

Describe a Pipeline.

Example: Describe mypipeline Pipeline
$ tkn pipeline describe mypipeline

pipeline list

List Pipelines.

Example: Display a list of Pipelines
$ tkn pipeline list

pipeline logs

Display Pipeline logs for a specific Pipeline.

Example: Stream live logs for the mypipeline Pipeline
$ tkn pipeline logs -f mypipeline

pipeline start

Start a Pipeline.

Example: Start mypipeline Pipeline
$ tkn pipeline start mypipeline

PipelineRun commands

pipelinerun

Manage PipelineRuns.

Example: Display help
$ tkn pipelinerun -h

pipelinerun cancel

Cancel a PipelineRun.

Example: Cancel the mypipelinerun PipelineRun from a namespace
$ tkn pipelinerun cancel mypipelinerun -n myspace

pipelinerun delete

Delete a PipelineRun.

Example: Delete PipelineRuns from a namespace
$ tkn pipelinerun delete mypipelinerun1 mypipelinerun2 -n myspace

pipelinerun describe

Describe a PipelineRun.

Example: Describe the mypipelinerun PipelineRun in a namespace
$ tkn pipelinerun describe mypipelinerun -n myspace

pipelinerun list

List PipelineRuns.

Example: Display a list of PipelineRuns in a namespace
$ tkn pipelinerun list -n myspace

pipelinerun logs

Display the logs of a PipelineRun.

Example: Display the logs of the mypipelinerun PipelineRun with all tasks and steps in a namespace
$ tkn pipelinerun logs mypipelinerun -a -n myspace

Task management commands

task

Manage Tasks.

Example: Display help
$ tkn task -h

task delete

Delete a Task.

Example: Delete mytask1 and mytask2 Tasks from a namespace
$ tkn task delete mytask1 mytask2 -n myspace

task describe

Describe a Task.

Example: Describe the mytask Task in a namespace
$ tkn task describe mytask -n myspace

task list

List Tasks.

Example: List all the Tasks in a namespace
$ tkn task list -n myspace

task logs

Display Task logs.

Example: Display logs for the mytaskrun TaskRun of the mytask Task
$ tkn task logs mytask mytaskrun -n myspace

task start

Start a Task.

Example: Start the mytask Task in a namespace
$ tkn task start mytask -s <ServiceAccountName> -n myspace

TaskRun commands

taskrun

Manage TaskRuns.

Example: Display help
$ tkn taskrun -h

taskrun cancel

Cancel a TaskRun.

Example: Cancel the mytaskrun TaskRun from a namespace
$ tkn taskrun cancel mytaskrun -n myspace

taskrun delete

Delete a TaskRun.

Example: Delete mytaskrun1 and mytaskrun2 TaskRuns from a namespace
$ tkn taskrun delete mytaskrun1 mytaskrun2 -n myspace

taskrun describe

Describe a TaskRun.

Example: Describe the mytaskrun TaskRun in a namespace
$ tkn taskrun describe mytaskrun -n myspace

taskrun list

List TaskRuns.

Example: List all TaskRuns in a namespace
$ tkn taskrun list -n myspace

taskrun logs

Display TaskRun logs.

Example: Display live logs for the mytaskrun TaskRun in a namespace
$ tkn taskrun logs -f mytaskrun -n myspace

Condition management commands

condition

Manage Conditions.

Example: Display help
$ tkn condition --help

condition delete

Delete a Condition.

Example: Delete the mycondition1 Condition from a namespace
$ tkn condition delete mycondition1 -n myspace

condition describe

Describe a Condition.

Example: Describe the mycondition1 Condition in a namespace
$ tkn condition describe mycondition1 -n myspace

condition list

List Conditions.

Example: List Conditions in a namespace
$ tkn condition list -n myspace

Pipeline Resource management commands

resource

Manage Pipeline Resources.

Example: Display help
$ tkn resource -h

resource create

Create a Pipeline Resource.

Example: Create a Pipeline Resource in a namespace
$ tkn resource create -n myspace

This is an interactive command that asks for input on the name of the Resource, type of the Resource, and the values based on the type of the Resource.

resource delete

Delete a Pipeline Resource.

Example: Delete the myresource Pipeline Resource from a namespace
$ tkn resource delete myresource -n myspace

resource describe

Describe a Pipeline Resource.

Example: Describe the myresource Pipeline Resource
$ tkn resource describe myresource -n myspace

resource list

List Pipeline Resources.

Example: List all Pipeline Resources in a namespace
$ tkn resource list -n myspace

ClusterTask management commands

clustertask

Manage ClusterTasks.

Example: Display help
$ tkn clustertask --help

clustertask delete

Delete a ClusterTask resource in a cluster.

Example: Delete mytask1 and mytask2 ClusterTasks
$ tkn clustertask delete mytask1 mytask2

clustertask describe

Describe a ClusterTask.

Example: Describe the mytask ClusterTask
$ tkn clustertask describe mytask1

clustertask list

List ClusterTasks.

Example: List ClusterTasks
$ tkn clustertask list

clustertask start

Start ClusterTasks.

Example: Start the mytask ClusterTask
$ tkn clustertask start mytask

Trigger management commands

eventlistener

Manage EventListeners.

Example: Display help
$ tkn eventlistener -h

eventlistener delete

Delete an EventListener.

Example: Delete mylistener1 and mylistener2 EventListeners in a namespace
$ tkn eventlistener delete mylistener1 mylistener2 -n myspace

eventlistener describe

Describe an EventListener.

Example: Describe the mylistener EventListener in a namespace
$ tkn eventlistener describe mylistener -n myspace

eventlistener list

List EventListeners.

Example: List all the EventListeners in a namespace
$ tkn eventlistener list -n myspace

triggerbinding

Manage TriggerBindings.

Example: Display TriggerBindings help
$ tkn triggerbinding -h

triggerbinding delete

Delete a TriggerBinding.

Example: Delete mybinding1 and mybinding2 TriggerBindings in a namespace
$ tkn triggerbinding delete mybinding1 mybinding2 -n myspace

triggerbinding describe

Describe a TriggerBinding.

Example: Describe the mybinding TriggerBinding in a namespace
$ tkn triggerbinding describe mybinding -n myspace

triggerbinding list

List TriggerBindings.

Example: List all the TriggerBindings in a namespace
$ tkn triggerbinding list -n myspace

triggertemplate

Manage TriggerTemplates.

Example: Display TriggerTemplate help
$ tkn triggertemplate -h

triggertemplate delete

Delete a TriggerTemplate.

Example: Delete mytemplate1 and mytemplate2 TriggerTemplates in a namespace
$ tkn triggertemplate delete mytemplate1 mytemplate2 -n `myspace`

triggertemplate describe

Describe a TriggerTemplate.

Example: Describe the mytemplate TriggerTemplate in a namespace
$ tkn triggertemplate describe mytemplate -n `myspace`

triggertemplate list

List TriggerTemplates.

Example: List all the TriggerTemplates in a namespace
$ tkn triggertemplate list -n myspace

clustertriggerbinding

Manage ClusterTriggerBindings.

Example: Display ClusterTriggerBindings help
$ tkn clustertriggerbinding -h

clustertriggerbinding delete

Delete a ClusterTriggerBinding.

Example: Delete myclusterbinding1 and myclusterbinding2 ClusterTriggerBindings
$ tkn clustertriggerbinding delete myclusterbinding1 myclusterbinding2

clustertriggerbinding describe

Describe a ClusterTriggerBinding.

Example: Describe the myclusterbinding ClusterTriggerBinding
$ tkn clustertriggerbinding describe myclusterbinding

clustertriggerbinding list

List ClusterTriggerBindings.

Example: List all ClusterTriggerBindings
$ tkn clustertriggerbinding list