VMware Tanzu CLI v0.29.x Reference

The VMware Tanzu command-line interface (Tanzu CLI) is a command-line tool that connects you to Tanzu. For example, you can use the Tanzu CLI to:

  • Create and manage management clusters
  • Create and manage workload clusters
  • Manage Kubernetes releases
  • Install and manage packages
  • Create and manage application workloads
  • Configure the Tanzu CLI itself

This reference applies to all versions of the Tanzu CLI up to and including v0.29.x.


You can install the Tanzu CLI on a physical or a virtual machine. This machine keeps the Tanzu and Kubernetes configuration files for your deployments, in the ~/.config/tanzu, ~/.kube-tkg, and ~/.kube directories. To install versions of the Tanzu CLI up to and including v0.29.x, follow the instructions for the product versions listed in the table in Compatibility with VMware Tanzu Products.

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