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Command-line for CRI-compatible container runtimes. More information:

  • List all kubernetes pods (Ready and NotReady):

crictl pods

  • List all containers (Running and Exited):

crictl ps --all

  • List all images:

crictl images

  • Print information about specific containers:

crictl inspect {{container_id1 container_id2 ...}}

  • Open a specific shell inside a running container:

crictl exec -it {{container_id}} {{sh}}

  • Pull a specific image from a registry:

crictl pull {{image:tag}}

  • Print and [f]ollow logs of a specific container:

crictl logs -f {{container_id}}

  • Remove one or more images:

crictl rmi {{image_id1 image_id2 ...}}