doctl Command Line Interface (CLI)

doctl is the official DigitalOcean command line interface (CLI).

Features

doctl allows you to interact with the DigitalOcean API via the command line. It supports most functionality found in the control panel. You can create, configure, and destroy DigitalOcean resources like Droplets, Kubernetes clusters, firewalls, load balancers, database clusters, domains, and more.

Official doctl builds are available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Documentation

Install and configure doctl, the official DigitalOcean command-line client (CLI).
A complete reference for every command provided by the doctl command line interface (CLI)
15 articles

Resources

doctl is open source software. Find the source code or report issues at the digitalocean/doctl repository on GitHub.

Find additional tutorials on the DigitalOcean community site:

Limits

  • doctl does not support the DigitalOcean Spaces API. However, because the Spaces API is S3-compatible, you can use S3-compatible command line tools like s3cmd to manage Spaces.

Latest Updates

4 December 2020

  • Released v1.54.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release user confirmation before container registry garbage collection is started.

24 November 2020

  • Released v1.53.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds support for container registry garbage collection of untagged manifests.

10 November 2020

  • Released v1.52.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds a --force-rebuild flag to doctl apps create-deployment.

For more information, see the full release notes.