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kops: Delete a cluster.
$ kops delete cluster ${cluster_name} --yes
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The command "kops delete cluster ${cluster_name} --yes" is used to delete a Kubernetes cluster created with the kops tool.

Here's a breakdown of the command:

  • "kops": This is the command-line tool for managing Kubernetes clusters on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It is used for creating, updating, and deleting clusters.

  • "delete cluster": This is the action being performed by kops. It tells kops to delete the specified cluster.

  • "${cluster_name}": This is a placeholder for the name of the cluster you want to delete. You need to replace it with the actual name of your cluster. For example, if your cluster is named "my-cluster", you would replace "${cluster_name}" with "my-cluster".

  • "--yes": This is an option that confirms your intention to delete the cluster. It skips the interactive confirmation step and directly proceeds with the deletion.

When you execute this command, kops will delete the specified Kubernetes cluster. Make sure to double-check the cluster name before running this command, as it can be irreversibly deleted.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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