Taikun CLI

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You can manage Taikun’s resources directly from the command line.

Getting Started with Taikun CLI #

  1. To download the CLI, head to the latest release page
  2. Scroll down to the Assets section and select the binary for your architecture
  3. Use the sudo cp taikun /usr/local/bin/ command to move the binary

Signing in to Taikun The Taikun CLI reads environment variables to authenticate to Taikun.

To authenticate with your Taikun account:

  • To authenticate with Keycloak, set the following environment variables:
  • The default API host is To override it, set the following environment variable:
TAIKUN_API_HOST (default value is:
  • Run the following command to check whether you are properly authenticated:
taikun whoami 

Configure Autocompletion #

Autocompletion is available for the following shells:

  • Bash
  • Zsh
  • Fish
  • PowerShell

The command taikun completion generates an autocompletion script for the specified shell. For instructions on how to use the generated script, see the help command of the corresponding shell.

For example, taikun completion bash -h provides instructions on how to set up autocompletion for the Bash shell.

Command Overview #

To overview all the commands available, see the generated command tree.

CLI Help #

To get information on how to use a command, type taikun [command] –help or taikun [command] -h for short.

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