Pulumi CLI environment variables
Skips the minimum CLI version check used by Automation API to ensure compatibility. We do not recommend using this variable as it may result in unexpected behavior or confusing error messages from Automation API.
Set this environment variable to authenticate into the Pulumi Cloud backend and bypass the access token prompt when running
Set this environment variable to use a specified backend instead of the default backend. See State and Backends for details on valid backend URLs.
This environment variable is ignored during normal Pulumi operations -- e.g.,
Set this as an environment variable to protect and unlock your configuration values and secrets. Your passphrase is used to generate a unique key for your stack, and configuration and encrypted state values are then encrypted using
AES-256-GCM. Read the change log and Configuration and Secrets to learn more about Pulumi's configuration and secrets management system.
An alternative method to providing
PULUMI_CONFIG_PASSPHRASE. Set this to the path of a file that contains the passphrase value.
Overrides the domain used when generating links to the Pulumi Cloud.
v0.12.2, the promise leak experience has been improved and shows a simple error message. Set this environment variable to get more verbose error messages when debugging promise leaks.
1.0.0-beta1, input properties are no longer propagated to missing output properties during a
pulumi preview. If this causes issues in your Pulumi program, set this to
trueto enable the old behavior.
v0.17.23, the detection of differences between the actual and desired state of a resource is left entirely up to that resource's provider. This change can expose bugs in resource providers that lead to diffs being present even if the desired configuration matches the actual state of the resource. Set this to
trueto enable the old diff behavior.
v0.16.18, a fix has been released to prevent the Pulumi CLI from loading the newest plugin for a resource provider instead of the requested version. This has the potential to disrupt users that previously had working configurations. Set this environment variable to opt into the legacy plugin load behavior.
Overrides the folder where the Pulumi CLI stores its artifacts: plugins, workspaces, templates, and credentials file. By default, artifacts are stored next to Pulumi binaries in
Set this environment variable to opt-in to using
npmfor installing Node.js dependencies.
v0.16.6, the Pulumi CLI uses
pythonwhen running a Python program. Set this environment variable to run a different Python binary.
v2.0.0, an explicit confirmation was required when running in non-interactive mode. Set this environment variable to make that explicit confirmation.
v0.17.9, you may skip the Pulumi version update check by setting this environment variable.
The presence of this environment variable (regardless of its value) strips color ANSI codes from text output to the terminal. See https://no-color.org/ for more details. When used with Automation API, this environment variable will strip color directives from the event logs.