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Version: 3.28 (latest)

calicoctl datastore migrate export

This sections describes the calicoctl datastore migrate export command.

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

Display the help text for 'calicoctl datastore migrate export' command

Run calicoctl datastore migrate export --help to display the following help menu for the command.

Usage:
calicoctl datastore migrate export [--config=<CONFIG>]

Options:
-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]

Description:
Export the contents of the etcdv3 datastore. Resources will be exported
in yaml and json format. Save the results of this command to a file for
later use with the import command.

The resources exported include the following:
- IPAMBlocks
- BlockAffinities
- IPAMHandles
- IPAMConfigurations
- IPPools
- BGPConfigurations
- BGPPeers
- ClusterInformations
- FelixConfigurations
- GlobalNetworkPolicies
- GlobalNetworkSets
- HostEndpoints
- KubeControllersConfigurations
- NetworkPolicies
- Networksets
- Nodes

The following resources are not exported:
- WorkloadEndpoints
- Profiles

Exported resources

The export subcommand exports the following Calico resources:

  • IPAMBlocks
  • BlockAffinities
  • IPAMHandles
  • IPAMConfigurations
  • IPPools
  • BGPConfigurations
  • BGPPeers
  • ClusterInformations
  • FelixConfigurations
  • GlobalNetworkPolicies
  • GlobalNetworkSets
  • HostEndpoints
  • NetworkPolicies
  • Networksets
  • Nodes

The export subcommand does not export the following resources since they should be generated:

  • WorkloadEndpoints
  • Profiles

Examples

Export the contents of an etcdv3 datastore to a file named etcd-migration.

calicoctl datastore migrate export > etcd-migration

General options

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

See also