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Version: 23.1

rpk redpanda admin config log-level set

Set broker logger's log level.

This command temporarily changes a broker logger's log level. Each Redpanda broker has many loggers, and each can be individually changed. Any change to a logger persists for a limited amount of time, so as to ensure you do not accidentally enable debug logging permanently.

It is optional to specify a logger; if you do not, this command will prompt from the set of available loggers.

The special logger all enables all loggers. Alternatively, you can specify many loggers at once. To see all possible loggers, run the following command:

redpanda --help-loggers

This command accepts loggers that it does not know of to ensure you can independently update your redpanda installations from rpk. The success or failure of enabling each logger is individually printed.


rpk redpanda admin config log-level set [LOGGERS...] [flags]


-e, --expiry-secondsintseconds to persist this log level override before redpanda reverts to its previous settings (if 0, persist until shutdown) (default 300).
-h, --help-Help for set.
--hoststringEither a hostname or an index into `rpk.admin_api.addresses` config section to select the hosts to issue the request to.
-l, --levelstringLog level to set (error, warn, info, debug, trace) (default "debug").
--admin-api-tls-certstringThe certificate to be used for TLS authentication with the Admin API.
--admin-api-tls-enabled-Enable TLS for the Admin API (not necessary if specifying custom certs).
--admin-api-tls-keystringThe certificate key to be used for TLS authentication with the Admin API.
--admin-api-tls-truststorestringThe truststore to be used for TLS communication with the Admin API.
--configstringrpk config file, if not set the file will be searched for in the default locations.
--hostsstringsA comma-separated list of Admin API addresses (<ip>:<port> You must specify one for each node.
-v, --verbose-Enable verbose logging (default false).

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