»Consul Connect

Command: consul connect

The connect command is used to interact with Consul Connect subsystems. It exposes commands for running the built-in mTLS proxy and viewing/updating the Certificate Authority (CA) configuration. This command is available in Consul 1.2 and later.


Usage: consul connect <subcommand>

For the exact documentation for your Consul version, run consul connect -h to view the complete list of subcommands.

Usage: consul connect <subcommand> [options] [args]

  This command has subcommands for interacting with Consul Connect.

  Here are some simple examples, and more detailed examples are available
  in the subcommands or the documentation.

  Run the built-in Connect mTLS proxy

      $ consul connect proxy

  For more examples, ask for subcommand help or view the documentation.

    ca                  Interact with the Consul Connect Certificate Authority (CA)
    envoy               Runs or Configures Envoy as a Connect proxy
    expose              Expose a Connect-enabled service through an Ingress gateway
    proxy               Runs a Consul Connect proxy
    redirect-traffic    Applies iptables rules for traffic redirection

For more information, examples, and usage about a subcommand, click on the name of the subcommand in the sidebar.