Version 1.7. This version is no longer supported. For more information, see the version support policy. For information about how to upgrade to version 1.8, see Upgrading Anthos on bare metal in the 1.8 documentation.

Available supported versions: 1.13  |   1.12  |   1.11

bmctl tool

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bmctl is a command line tool for Anthos clusters on bare metal that simplifies cluster creation and management. With this tool, you can:

  • Create cluster and config resources.
  • Check a cluster's health status and perform preflight checks.
  • Move resources and dependencies between management clusters.
  • Reset cluster machines to prior installation states.
  • Update clusters.
  • Upgrade Anthos clusters on bare metal to a newer version.

To list all bmctl commands, run:

bmctl help

To get help for specific commands, run:

bmctl COMMAND --help

To install bmctl, follow the installation instructions from the Anthos clusters on bare metal quickstart.