confluent login


Log in to Confluent Platform (required for RBAC).

confluent login [flags]

Starting in the 1.20.1 release, you can log in to Confluent Platform non-interactively using the CONFLUENT_USERNAME and CONFLUENT_PASSWORD environment variables.

For example:

export CONFLUENT_PASSWORD=mypassword

confluent login

Even with the above environment variables set, you can force an interactive login using the --prompt flag.

Environment variables

If the following variables are set, confluent login will not prompt you to enter the user name and the password.

CONFLUENT_USERNAME     The email address of the user logging in.
CONFLUENT_PASSWORD     The password of the user logging in.


--url string            REQUIRED: Metadata service URL.
--ca-cert-path string   Self-signed certificate chain in PEM format.
--no-browser            Do not open browser when authenticating via Single Sign-On.
--save                  Save login credentials or refresh token (in the case of SSO) to local netrc file.
--prompt                Bypass non-interactive login and prompt user for login credentials.

Global Flags

-h, --help            Show help for this command.
-v, --verbose count   Increase verbosity (-v for warn, -vv for info, -vvv for debug, -vvvv for trace).

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