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Pulsar command-line tools

Pulsar offers several command-line tools that you can use for managing Pulsar installations, performance testing, using command-line producers and consumers, and more.

  • pulsar-admin
  • pulsar
  • pulsar-client
  • pulsar-daemon
  • pulsar-perf
  • pulsar-shell
  • bookkeeper

For the latest and complete information about command-line tools, including commands, flags, descriptions, and more information, see Pulsar Reference.

All Pulsar command-line tools can be run from the bin directory of your installed Pulsar package.

You can get help for any CLI tool, command, or subcommand using the --help flag, or -h for short. Here's an example:

bin/pulsar broker --help