Extract the Kubernetes Service Account Token for Authentication in the Command Center


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Extract the token for the service account that you created to add the Kubernetes cluster in the Command Center.


  • Use one of the following methods to extract the service account token:

    • Read the contents of the cv-test-account.config.kubeconfig file:

      #cat /root/cvrole_scripts/cv-test-account.config.kubeconfig
    • Fetch the token for the service account:

      kubectl describe secret -n namespace $(kubectl get secret -n namespace -o jsonpath="{.items[?(@.metadata.annotations['kubernetes\.io/service-account\.name']=='cvbackup')].metadata.name}")

      For OpenShift, run the following command:

      oc sa get-token cvbackup -n namespace