bmctl tool

bmctl is a command line tool for GKE 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 GKE 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 GKE on Bare Metal quickstart.