Compatibility with Earlier Confluent Cloud CLI Versions¶
The Confluent Cloud CLI is deprecated and will stop working on May 9, 2022. All ccloud features have been moved to the Confluent CLI. To update to the new CLI, run ccloud update –major. See the Migrate to Confluent CLI v2 for more details.
This topic describes the differences between the current Confluent Cloud CLI and earlier versions.
Login and Configuration¶
To access your Confluent Cloud cluster, you must login using the ccloud login command. In earlier versions of the Confluent Cloud
CLI, the login was specified in the
.ccloud/config file and cluster access was controlled by using API keys. For more
information, see Tutorial: User Management in Confluent Cloud.
The Confluent Cloud configuration file is located at
~/.ccloud/config.json. This file is automatically created and updated
when you log in to Confluent Cloud. In earlier versions of the Confluent Cloud CLI, the configuration was stored in
This file is no longer used and can be deleted. For more information about how to login, see Quick Start for Apache Kafka using Confluent Cloud.
Directly editing the
~/.ccloud/config.json is not recommended and may cause the Confluent Cloud CLI to become
Here is a mapping of 0.77.x and earlier commands to the current Confluent Cloud CLI.
|0.77.x and earlier||0.78.x and later|
||ccloud kafka topic consume|
The CLI is configured and initialized by logging in and setting the cluster and environment to use. For more information, see Connect Confluent Cloud CLI to a Cluster.
With version v0.173.0, the
||ccloud kafka topic produce|
||ccloud kafka topic update|
||ccloud kafka topic create|
||ccloud kafka topic delete|
||ccloud kafka topic describe|
||ccloud kafka topic list|