run CLI command reference

Detailed information on the run CLI command

Description

Run Dapr and (optionally) your application side by side. A full list comparing daprd arguments, CLI arguments, and Kubernetes annotations can be found here.

Supported platforms

Usage

dapr run [flags] [command]

Flags

Name Environment Variable Default Description
--app-id, -a The id for your application, used for service discovery
--app-max-concurrency unlimited The concurrency level of the application, otherwise is unlimited
--app-port, -p The port your application is listening on
--app-protocol, -P http The protocol (gRPC or HTTP) Dapr uses to talk to the application. Valid values are: http or grpc
--app-ssl false Enable https when Dapr invokes the application
--components-path, -d Linux & Mac: $HOME/.dapr/components, Windows: %USERPROFILE%\.dapr\components The path for components directory
--config, -c Linux & Mac: $HOME/.dapr/config.yaml, Windows: %USERPROFILE%\.dapr\config.yaml Dapr configuration file
--dapr-grpc-port 50001 The gRPC port for Dapr to listen on
--dapr-http-port 3500 The HTTP port for Dapr to listen on
--enable-profiling false Enable pprof profiling via an HTTP endpoint
--help, -h Print this help message
--image The image to build the code in. Input is: repository/image
--log-level info The log verbosity. Valid values are: debug, info, warn, error, fatal, or panic
--placement-host-address DAPR_PLACEMENT_HOST localhost The address of the placement service. Format is either <hostname> for default port (6050 on Windows, 50005 on Linux/MacOS) or <hostname>:<port> for custom port
--profile-port 7777 The port for the profile server to listen on
--dapr-http-max-request-size 4 Max size of request body in MB.

Examples

Run a .NET application

dapr run --app-id myapp --app-port 5000 -- dotnet run

Run a Java application

dapr run --app-id myapp -- java -jar myapp.jar

Run a NodeJs application that listens to port 3000

dapr run --app-id myapp --app-port 3000 -- node myapp.js

Run a Python application

dapr run --app-id myapp -- python myapp.py

Run sidecar only

dapr run --app-id myapp