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doctl compute action [flags]


The sub-commands of doctl compute action retrieve the history of actions taken on your resources.

This can be filtered to a specific action. For example, while doctl compute action list will list all of the actions taken on all of the resources in your account, doctl compute action get <action-id> will retrieve details for a specific action.


--help, -hHelp for this command
doctl computeDisplay commands that manage infrastructure
doctl compute action getRetrieve details about a specific action
doctl compute action listRetrieve a list of all recent actions taken on your resources
doctl compute action waitBlock thread until an action completes

Global Flags

--access-token, -tAPI V2 access token
--api-url, -uOverride default API endpoint
--config, -cSpecify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--contextSpecify a custom authentication context name
--output, -oDesired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--traceShow a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -vEnable verbose output
Default: false