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-premises deployments.
--ca-cert-path string Self-signed certificate chain in PEM format, for on-premises deployments.
--no-browser Do not open a browser window when authenticating using 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 and encrypted password (non-SSO credentials) to the configuration file in your $HOME directory, and to macOS keychain if applicable. You will be 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 might 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 https://localhost:8090 --ca-cert-path certs/my-cert.crt