Gets the status of a local Kubernetes cluster

minikube status

Gets the status of a local Kubernetes cluster


Gets the status of a local Kubernetes cluster. Exit status contains the status of minikube’s VM, cluster and Kubernetes encoded on it’s bits in this order from right to left. Eg: 7 meaning: 1 (for minikube NOK) + 2 (for cluster NOK) + 4 (for Kubernetes NOK)

minikube status [flags]


  -f, --format string   Go template format string for the status output.  The format for Go templates can be found here:
                        For the list accessible variables for the template, see the struct values here: (default "{{.Name}}\ntype: Control Plane\nhost: {{.Host}}\nkubelet: {{.Kubelet}}\napiserver: {{.APIServer}}\nkubeconfig: {{.Kubeconfig}}\n\n")
  -h, --help            help for status
  -l, --layout string   output layout (EXPERIMENTAL, JSON only): 'nodes' or 'cluster' (default "nodes")
  -n, --node string     The node to check status for. Defaults to control plane. Leave blank with default format for status on all nodes.
  -o, --output string   minikube status --output OUTPUT. json, text (default "text")

Options inherited from parent commands

      --alsologtostderr                  log to standard error as well as files
  -b, --bootstrapper string              The name of the cluster bootstrapper that will set up the Kubernetes cluster. (default "kubeadm")
      --log_backtrace_at traceLocation   when logging hits line file:N, emit a stack trace (default :0)
      --log_dir string                   If non-empty, write log files in this directory
      --logtostderr                      log to standard error instead of files
  -p, --profile string                   The name of the minikube VM being used. This can be set to allow having multiple instances of minikube independently. (default "minikube")
      --stderrthreshold severity         logs at or above this threshold go to stderr (default 2)
  -v, --v Level                          log level for V logs
      --vmodule moduleSpec               comma-separated list of pattern=N settings for file-filtered logging