Delete a Kubernetes Cluster


ionosctl k8s cluster delete [flags]


For cluster command:


For delete command:



This command deletes a Kubernetes cluster. The cluster cannot contain any NodePools when deleting.

You can wait for Request for the Cluster deletion to be executed using --wait-for-request flag together with --timeout option.

Required values to run command:

  • K8s Cluster Id


-u, --api-url string Override default host url (default "")
-i, --cluster-id string The unique K8s Cluster Id (required)
--cols strings Set of columns to be printed on output
Available columns: [ClusterId Name K8sVersion State MaintenanceWindow AvailableUpgradeVersions ViableNodePoolVersions Public GatewayIp S3Bucket ApiSubnetAllowList] (default [ClusterId,Name,K8sVersion,Public,State,MaintenanceWindow])
-c, --config string Configuration file used for authentication (default "$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/ionosctl/config.json")
-f, --force Force command to execute without user input
-h, --help Print usage
-o, --output string Desired output format [text|json] (default "text")
-q, --quiet Quiet output
-t, --timeout int Timeout option for waiting for Request [seconds] (default 600)
-v, --verbose Print step-by-step process when running command
-w, --wait-for-request Wait for the Request for Cluster deletion to be executed


ionosctl k8s cluster delete --cluster-id CLUSTER_ID