Configuring the CLI

Configuring the command line interface

You can access DC/OS CLI configuration with the dcos cluster and dcos config command groups.

Configuring HTTP proxy

If you use a proxy server to connect to the internet, you can configure the CLI to use your proxy server.


  • pip version 7.1.0 or greater.
  • The http_proxy and https_proxy environment variables are defined to use pip.

To configure a proxy for the CLI:

  • From the CLI terminal, define the environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy:

    export http_proxy=’http://<user>:<pass>@<proxy_host>:<http_proxy_port>’
    export https_proxy=’https://<user>:<pass>@<proxy_host>:<https_proxy_port>’
  • Define no_proxy for domains that you do not want to use the proxy for:

    export no_proxy=".mesos,,,.zk,,localhost,,”