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Version: 0.70.0

Getting Started

This section will go through the most common Kurtosis CLI commands and some useful tips on getting started. If you have not already done so, the CLI can be installed by following the instructions here.


The kurtosis command, and all of its subcommands, will print helptext when passed the -h or --help flag. You can use this at any time to see information on the command you're trying to run. For example:

kurtosis service -h

Kurtosis supports command-line completion; we recommend installing it for the best experience.

Configuration file path

To locate where the Kurtosis configuration file is on your machine, simply use:

kurtosis config path

to print out the file path of the kurtosis-config.yml file.

Get the CLI version

The CLI version can be printed with the following:

kurtosis version