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keptn send event

keptn send event

Sends an event to Keptn


Sends an arbitrary Keptn event that is defined in the provided JSON file. An event has to follow the CloudEvents specification ( in version 0.2 and has to be written in JSON. In addition, the payload of the CloudEvent needs to follow the Keptn spec (

keptn send event --file=FILEPATH [flags]


keptn send event --file=./new_artifact_event.json


  -f, --file string   The file containing the event as Cloud Event in JSON.

Options inherited from parent commands

  -h, --help               help
      --mock               Disables communication to a Keptn endpoint
  -n, --namespace string   Specify the namespace where Keptn should be installed, used and uninstalled in (default "keptn")
  -q, --quiet              Suppresses debug and info messages
  -v, --verbose            Enables verbose logging to print debug messages
  -y, --yes                Assume yes for all user prompts


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