Run an app from an image or Acornfile
acorn run [flags] IMAGE|DIRECTORY [acorn args]
# Publish and Expose Port Syntax
# Publish port 80 for any containers that define it as a port
acorn run -p 80 .
# Publish container "myapp" using the hostname app.example.com
acorn run --publish app.example.com:myapp .
# Expose port 80 to the rest of the cluster as port 8080
acorn run --expose 8080:80/http .
# Labels and Annotations Syntax
# Add a label to all resources created by the app
acorn run --label key=value .
# Add a label to resources created for all containers
acorn run --label containers:key=value .
# Add a label to the resources created for the volume named "myvolume"
acorn run --label volumes:myvolume:key=value .
# Link Syntax
# Link the running acorn application named "mydatabase" into the current app, replacing the container named "db"
acorn run --link mydatabase:db .
# Secret Syntax
# Bind the acorn secret named "mycredentials" into the current app, replacing the secret named "creds". See "acorn secrets --help" for more info
acorn run --secret mycredentials:creds .
# Volume Syntax
# Create the volume named "mydata" with a size of 5 gigabyes and using the "fast" storage class
acorn run --volume mydata,size=5G,class=fast .
# Bind the acorn volume named "mydata" into the current app, replacing the volume named "data", See "acorn volumes --help for more info"
acorn run --volume mydata:data .
# Automatic upgrades
# Automatic upgrade for an app will be enabled if '#', '*', or '**' appears in the image's tag. Tags will sorted according to the rules for these special characters described below. The newest tag will be selected for upgrade.
# '#' denotes a segment of the image tag that should be sorted numerically when finding the newest tag.
# This example deploys the hello-world app with auto-upgrade enabled and matching all major, minor, and patch versions:
acorn run myorg/hello-world:v#.#.#
# '*' denotes a segment of the image tag that should sorted alphabetically when finding the latest tag.
# In this example, if you had a tag named alpha and a tag named zeta, zeta would be recognized as the newest:
acorn run myorg/hello-world:*
# '**' denotes a wildcard. This segment of the image tag won't be considered when sorting. This is useful if your tags have a segment that is unpredictable.
# This example would sort numerically according to major and minor version (ie v1.2) and ignore anything following the "-":
acorn run myorg/hello-world:v#.#-**
# Automatic upgrades can be configured explicitly via a flag.
# In this example, the tag will always be "latest", but acorn will periodically check to see if new content has been pushed to that tag:
acorn run --auto-upgrade myorg/hello-world:latest
# To have acorn notify you that an app has an upgrade available and require confirmation before proceeding, set the notify-upgrade flag:
acorn run --notify-upgrade myorg/hello-world:v#.#.# myapp
# To proceed with an upgrade you've been notified of:
acorn update --confirm-upgrade myapp
--annotation strings Add annotations to the app and the resources it creates (format [type:][name:]key=value) (ex k=v, containers:k=v)
--auto-upgrade Enabled automatic upgrades.
-b, --bidirectional-sync In interactive mode download changes in addition to uploading
-i, --dev Enable interactive dev mode: build image, stream logs/status in the foreground and stop on exit
-e, --env strings Environment variables to set on running containers
--expose strings In cluster expose ports of an application (format [public:]private) (ex 81:80)
-f, --file string Name of the build file (default "DIRECTORY/Acornfile")
-h, --help help for run
--interval string If configured for auto-upgrade, this is the time interval at which to check for new releases (ex: 1h, 5m)
-l, --label strings Add labels to the app and the resources it creates (format [type:][name:]key=value) (ex k=v, containers:k=v)
--link strings Link external app as a service in the current app (format app-name:container-name)
-n, --name string Name of app to create
--notify-upgrade If true and the app is configured for auto-upgrades, you will be notified in the CLI when an upgrade is available and must confirm it
-o, --output string Output API request without creating app (json, yaml)
--profile strings Profile to assign default values
-p, --publish strings Publish port of application (format [public:]private) (ex 81:80)
-P, --publish-all Publish all (true) or none (false) of the defined ports of application
-q, --quiet Do not print status
-s, --secret strings Bind an existing secret (format existing:sec-name) (ex: sec-name:app-secret)
--target-namespace string The name of the namespace to be created and deleted for the application resources
-u, --update Update the app if it already exists
-v, --volume stringArray Bind an existing volume (format existing:vol-name,field=value) (ex: pvc-name:app-data)
--wait Wait for app to become ready before command exiting (default true)
Options inherited from parent commands
-A, --all-namespaces Namespace to work in
--context string Context to use in the kubeconfig file
--debug Enable debug logging
--debug-level int Debug log level (valid 0-9) (default 7)
--kubeconfig string Location of a kubeconfig file
--namespace string Namespace to work in (default "acorn")
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