rpk redpanda admin brokers recommission

This command is not supported on macOS, Windows.

Recommission the given broker if is is still decommissioning.

Recommissioning can stop an active decommission.

Once a broker is decommissioned, it cannot be recommissioned through this command.

A recommission request is sent to every broker in the cluster, only the cluster leader handles the request.


rpk redpanda admin brokers recommission [BROKER ID] [flags]


Value Type Description

-h, --help


Help for recommission.



Redpanda or rpk config file; default search paths are /var/lib/redpanda/.config/rpk/rpk.yaml, $PWD/redpanda.yaml, and /etc/redpanda/redpanda.yaml.

-X, --config-opt


Override rpk configuration settings. See rpk -X or execute rpk -X help for inline detail or rpk -X list for terser detail.



Profile to use. See rpk profile for more details.

-v, --verbose


Enable verbose logging.