The gcloud CLI provides downloadable, versioned archives for each release.
Each versioned archive contains a self-contained installation of the
gcloud CLI in a directory named
google-cloud-sdk that can be copied
to any location on your file system.
Best uses for installing from versioned archives
Versioned archives are designed for non-interactive installation of specific versions of the gcloud CLI and are useful when:
You require a specific version of the gcloud CLI. For example:
- You're scripting with the gcloud CLI or another gcloud CLI component and want to make sure that your scripts don't break as the result of a gcloud CLI update.
- You're using the gcloud CLI as part of a CI (continuous integration) process or production system where you want to control your dependencies in order to ensure compatibility between parts of the system.
- You're performing automated deployments of the gcloud CLI to many machines that must be in sync.
- You're behind a proxy or firewall that requires additional configuration to be able to access the internet.
You don't want to perform an interactive installation.
To install the latest release of the gcloud CLI from a versioned archive:
Check which version (64-bit or 32-bit) your OS is running on.
- Linux / macOS: Run
getconf LONG_BITfrom your command line
- Windows: Control Panel > System > System Type
Additionally, for macOS, to check your machine hardware name (x86_64, arm64, or x86), run
- Linux / macOS: Run
Download the appropriate archive compatible with your version:
Platform Package Size SHA256 Checksum Linux 64-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-linux-x86_64.tar.gz 104.2 MB 31a0535a7434350d7e07d3291cf8937bba2ab2806d98507908f3ba87a5d5b2bd Linux 32-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-linux-x86.tar.gz 102.1 MB b4ad97ce103ded71b1b1fab0c851bf3810614db4cda3770f69d45f015dc71ad9 macOS 64-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz 104.5 MB 1244b939f61681516d26c6b8da63312e0980fe000d31efb44cceb27c4951e8e2 macOS 64-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-darwin-arm.tar.gz 103.1 MB b017fa2d5a859fb4fa67899b1e8d6f18e5d042b83912cd35c12fd2e792d3d50a macOS 32-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-darwin-x86.tar.gz 107.8 MB 027c11e9cf9f5a44a9a106b653d519a17508f693d4a42f62488a18df240758d8 Windows 64-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-windows-x86_64.zip 121.8 MB 39e2b3261dd3ae15594e49790c1c4809b8e409ef848c652cf73f0979acadbb86 Windows 64-bit
(x86_64) with Python bundled
google-cloud-sdk-391.0.0-windows-x86_64-bundled-python.zip 160.1 MB f6849225499d53acea60d5c89990756edbb16f5034bea4097afd408b54639ce3 Windows 32-bit
google-cloud-cli-391.0.0-windows-x86.zip 120.7 MB deff85be407b9ee6dd153d917dee82f681eaeea4e9cc2d7d8fcbf0a3b4f27ef5 Windows 32-bit
(x86) with Python bundled
google-cloud-sdk-391.0.0-windows-x86-bundled-python.zip 156.0 MB e8df840e63652c3e3cf77fd294631c68cf5c2d59ae5f0c499f292798da517ff8
Extract the contents of the file to any location on your file system. Preferably, this is your Home folder.
To add the gcloud CLI tools to your path, run the install script from the root of the folder you extracted. Running this script also generates instructions to enable command completion in your
bashshell (Linux and macOS only) and enable usage reporting.
On Linux or macOS:
To run the install script with screen reader mode turned on:
install.bat --helpfor a list of flags you can pass to this script, including those that can run the installation non-interactively.
To initialize the gcloud CLI, run
For Linux or macOS:
Previous versions of the gcloud CLI are available in the
in Cloud Storage. They are directly accessible through
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