Commands

minikube command reference

addons

Enable or disable a minikube addon

cache

Manage cache for images

completion

Generate command completion for a shell

config

Modify persistent configuration values

cp

Copy the specified file into minikube

dashboard

Access the Kubernetes dashboard running within the minikube cluster

delete

Deletes a local Kubernetes cluster

docker-env

Provides instructions to point your terminal’s docker-cli to the Docker Engine inside minikube. (Useful for building docker images directly inside minikube)

help

Help about any command

image

Manage images

ip

Retrieves the IP address of the specified node

kubectl

Run a kubectl binary matching the cluster version

logs

Returns logs to debug a local Kubernetes cluster

mount

Mounts the specified directory into minikube

node

Add, remove, or list additional nodes

options

Show a list of global command-line options (applies to all commands).

pause

pause Kubernetes

podman-env

Configure environment to use minikube’s Podman service

profile

Get or list the current profiles (clusters)

service

Returns a URL to connect to a service

ssh

Log into the minikube environment (for debugging)

ssh-host

Retrieve the ssh host key of the specified node

ssh-key

Retrieve the ssh identity key path of the specified node

start

Starts a local Kubernetes cluster

status

Gets the status of a local Kubernetes cluster

stop

Stops a running local Kubernetes cluster

tunnel

Connect to LoadBalancer services

unpause

unpause Kubernetes

update-check

Print current and latest version number

update-context

Update kubeconfig in case of an IP or port change

version

Print the version of minikube

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