rpk Commands

    This page contains an alphabetized list of rpk commands. Each command includes a table of flags and their descriptions.

    You can also get descriptions for each flag by running rpk <command> --help in your locally-installed Redpanda, and you can get descriptions of all rpk-specific options by running rpk -X help.

    All rpk commands feature autocompletion. To use the feature, press tab. See rpk generate shell-completion.

    For information on deprecated rpk commands and flags, see Deprecated features - rpk commands.

  • rpk

    The rpk is Redpanda's command line interface (CLI) utility.

  • rpk -X

    This command lets you override rpk configuration options.

  • rpk cloud

    These commands let you interact with Repanda Cloud.

  • rpk cluster

    These commands let you interact with a Redpanda cluster.

  • rpk connect

    These commands let manage Redpanda Connectors

  • rpk container

    These commands let you manage (start, stop, purge) a local container cluster.

  • rpk debug

    These commands let you debug the local Redpanda process and collect a diagnostics bundle.

  • rpk generate

    These commands let you generate a configuration template for related services.

  • rpk group

    These commands let you describe, list, and delete consumer groups and manage their offsets.

  • rpk help

    This command provides additional information for any command in the application.

  • rpk iotune

    This command measures the I/O performance of the hardware used by a Redpanda instance.

  • rpk plugin

    These commands let you list, download, update, and remove rpk plugins.

  • rpk profile

    These commands let you manage rpk profiles.

  • rpk registry

    These commands let you manage Redpanda Schema Registry.

  • rpk redpanda

    These commands let you interact with (start, stop, tune) a local Redpanda process.

  • rpk security

    These commands let you create SASL users and create, list, and delete ACLs and RBAC.

  • rpk topic

    These commands let you manage your topics, including creating, producing, and consuming new messages.

  • rpk transform

    These commands let you build and manage data transforms with WebAssembly.

  • rpk version

    This command checks the current version of rpk.