Camel K CLI (kamel)

The Camel K command line interface (kamel) is the main entry point for running integrations on a Kubernetes cluster.

Releases of the Camel K CLI are available on:

Available Commands

Some of the most used commands are:

Table 1. Useful Commands
Name Description Example

help

Obtain the full list of available commands

kamel help

init

Initialize empty Camel K files (besides Java you can also do this for other languages like Groovy, Kotlin, XML, YMAL)

kamel init Routes.java

run

Run an integration on Kubernetes

kamel run Routes.java

debug

Debug a remote integration using a local debugger

kamel debug myintegration

get

Get integrations deployed on Kubernetes

kamel get

describe

Get detailed information on a resource

kamel describe integration routes

log

Print the logs of a running integration

kamel log routes

delete

Delete integrations deployed on Kubernetes

kamel delete routes

The list above is not the full list of available commands. You can run kamel help to obtain the full list. And each command also takes --help as parameter to output more information, eg

kamel run --help

Modeline

Some command options in the CLI can be also specified as modeline in the source file, take a look at the Modeline section for more information.