Common Kubectl Commands

List API Resources available

$ kubectl api-resources

NAME                              SHORTNAMES      APIGROUP                       NAMESPACED   KIND
bindings                                                                         true         Binding
componentstatuses                 cs                                             false        ComponentStatus
configmaps                        cm                                             true         ConfigMap
endpoints                         ep                                             true         Endpoints
events                            ev                                             true         Event
limitranges                       limits                                         true         LimitRange
namespaces                        ns                                             false        Namespace
nodes                             no                                             false        Node
persistentvolumeclaims            pvc                                            true         PersistentVolumeClaim
persistentvolumes                 pv                                             false        PersistentVolume
pods                              po                                             true         Pod
podtemplates                                                                     true         PodTemplate
replicationcontrollers            rc                                             true         ReplicationController
resourcequotas                    quota                                          true         ResourceQuota
secrets                                                                          true         Secret
serviceaccounts                   sa                                             true         ServiceAccount
services                          svc                                            true         Service
mutatingwebhookconfigurations                     admissionregistration.k8s.io   false        MutatingWebhookConfiguration
validatingwebhookconfigurations                   admissionregistration.k8s.io   false        ValidatingWebhookConfiguration
customresourcedefinitions         crd,crds        apiextensions.k8s.io           false        CustomResourceDefinition
apiservices                                       apiregistration.k8s.io         false        APIService
controllerrevisions                               apps                           true         ControllerRevision
daemonsets                        ds              apps                           true         DaemonSet
deployments                       deploy          apps                           true         Deployment
replicasets                       rs              apps                           true         ReplicaSet
statefulsets                      sts             apps                           true         StatefulSet
tokenreviews                                      authentication.k8s.io          false        TokenReview
localsubjectaccessreviews                         authorization.k8s.io           true         LocalSubjectAccessReview
selfsubjectaccessreviews                          authorization.k8s.io           false        SelfSubjectAccessReview
selfsubjectrulesreviews                           authorization.k8s.io           false        SelfSubjectRulesReview
subjectaccessreviews                              authorization.k8s.io           false        SubjectAccessReview
horizontalpodautoscalers          hpa             autoscaling                    true         HorizontalPodAutoscaler
cronjobs                          cj              batch                          true         CronJob
jobs                                              batch                          true         Job
certificatesigningrequests        csr             certificates.k8s.io            false        CertificateSigningRequest
ingressroutes                                     contour.heptio.com             true         IngressRoute
tlscertificatedelegations                         contour.heptio.com             true         TLSCertificateDelegation
leases                                            coordination.k8s.io            true         Lease
events                            ev              events.k8s.io                  true         Event
ingresses                         ing             extensions                     true         Ingress
ingresses                         ing             networking.k8s.io              true         Ingress
networkpolicies                   netpol          networking.k8s.io              true         NetworkPolicy
runtimeclasses                                    node.k8s.io                    false        RuntimeClass
poddisruptionbudgets              pdb             policy                         true         PodDisruptionBudget
podsecuritypolicies               psp             policy                         false        PodSecurityPolicy
httpproxies                       proxy,proxies   projectcontour.io              true         HTTPProxy
tlscertificatedelegations         tlscerts        projectcontour.io              true         TLSCertificateDelegation
clusterrolebindings                               rbac.authorization.k8s.io      false        ClusterRoleBinding
clusterroles                                      rbac.authorization.k8s.io      false        ClusterRole
rolebindings                                      rbac.authorization.k8s.io      true         RoleBinding
roles                                             rbac.authorization.k8s.io      true         Role
priorityclasses                   pc              scheduling.k8s.io              false        PriorityClass
csidrivers                                        storage.k8s.io                 false        CSIDriver
csinodes                                          storage.k8s.io                 false        CSINode
storageclasses                    sc              storage.k8s.io                 false        StorageClass
volumeattachments                                 storage.k8s.io                 false        VolumeAttachment