Log in to Confluent Cloud using your email and password, or using single sign-on (SSO) credentials.
Email and password login can be accomplished non-interactively using the
CONFLUENT_CLOUD_PASSWORD environment variables.
Email and password can also be stored locally for non-interactive re-authentication with the
SSO login can be accomplished headlessly using the
--no-browser flag, but non-interactive login is not natively supported. Authentication tokens last 8 hours and are automatically refreshed with CLI client usage. If the client is not used for more than 8 hours, you have to log in again.
Log in to a specific Confluent Cloud organization using the
--organization-id flag, or by setting the environment variable
Log in to Confluent Platform with your username and password, the
--url flag to identify the location of your Metadata Service (MDS), and the
--ca-cert-path flag to identify your self-signed certificate chain.
Login can be accomplished non-interactively using the
CONFLUENT_PLATFORM_CA_CERT_PATH environment variables.
In a non-interactive login,
CONFLUENT_PLATFORM_MDS_URL replaces the
--url flag, and
CONFLUENT_PLATFORM_CA_CERT_PATH replaces the
Even with the environment variables set, you can force an interactive login using the
confluent login [flags]
--url string Metadata Service (MDS) URL, for on-prem deployments. --ca-cert-path string Self-signed certificate chain in PEM format, for on-prem deployments. --no-browser Do not open a browser window when authenticating via Single Sign-On (SSO). --organization-id string The Confluent Cloud organization to log in to. If empty, log in to the default organization. --prompt Bypass non-interactive login and prompt for login credentials. --save Save username/password (non-SSO) credentials to the .netrc file in your $HOME directory. Use the flag to get automatically logged back in when your token expires, after one hour for Confluent Cloud or after six hours for Confluent Platform.
-h, --help Show help for this command. --unsafe-trace Equivalent to -vvvv, but also log HTTP requests and responses which may contain plaintext secrets. -v, --verbose count Increase verbosity (-v for warn, -vv for info, -vvv for debug, -vvvv for trace).
Log in to Confluent Cloud.
Log in to a specific organization in Confluent Cloud.
confluent login --organization-id 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
Log in to Confluent Platform with a MDS URL.
confluent login --url http://localhost:8090
Log in to Confluent Platform with a MDS URL and CA certificate.
confluent login --url http://localhost:8090 --ca-cert-path certs/my-cert.crt