calicoctl version

This section describes the calicoctl version command.

Read the calicoctl Overview for a full list of calicoctl commands.

Displaying the help text for ‘calicoctl version’ commands

Run calicoctl version --help to display the following help menu for the commands.

  calicoctl version [--config=<CONFIG>]

  -h --help             Show this screen.
  -c --config=<CONFIG>  Path to the file containing connection configuration in
                        YAML or JSON format.
                        [default: /etc/calico/calicoctl.cfg]

  Display the version of calicoctl.


Use calicoctl version to obtain the following data.

Field Value
Client Version Version of calicoctl
Build date Time and date of calicoctl build
Git commit Git commit number of calicoctl
Cluster Version* Version number of calico/node and Calico
Cluster Type* Other details about the cluster

* To obtain these values, you must configure calicoctl to connect to your datastore.

See also