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kubectl describe

Show details of Kubernetes objects and resources. More information: https://kubernetes.io/docs/reference/generated/kubectl/kubectl-commands#describe.

  • Show details of pods in a namespace:

kubectl describe pods -n {{namespace}}

  • Show details of nodes in a namespace:

kubectl describe nodes -n {{namespace}}

  • Show the details of a specific pod in a namespace:

kubectl describe pods {{pod_name}} -n {{namespace}}

  • Show the details of a specific node in a namespace:

kubectl describe nodes {{node_name}} -n {{namespace}}

  • Show details of Kubernetes objects defined in a YAML manifest:

kubectl describe -f {{path/to/manifest}}.yaml