Version 1.8. This version is supported as outlined in the Anthos version support policy, offering the latest patches and updates for security vulnerabilities, exposures, and issues impacting Anthos clusters on bare metal. For more details, see the release notes 1.8. This is the most recent version. For a complete list of each minor and patch release in chronological order, see the combined release notes.

Available versions: 1.8  |   1.7  |   1.6

bmctl tool

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.
  • Get cluster confguration and credential information.
  • 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.