confluent local current


The confluent local commands are intended for a single-node development environment and are not suitable for a production environment. The data that are produced are transient and are intended to be temporary. For production-ready workflows, see Confluent Platform.


Print the filesystem path of the data and logs of the services managed by the current “confluent local” command. If such a path does not exist, it will be created.

confluent local current [flags]


You must export the path as an environment variable for each terminal session, or set the path to your Confluent Platform installation in your shell profile. For example:

cat ~/.bash_profile
export CONFLUENT_HOME=<path-to-confluent>

Global Flags

-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).


In Linux, running confluent local current should resemble the following:


In macOS, running confluent local current should resemble the following:


See Also

  • confluent local - Manage a local Confluent Platform development environment.