Platform.sh offers a tool that allows you to manage your projects from the command line. It enables you to do almost everything in a terminal that you can do in the Dashboard, and much more.
Platform.sh’s CLI is pre-installed in the
cli container. Note: required
docksal/cli version: 2.3.0+.
Follow the official docs to generate your API token.
Add the token to
fin config set --global SECRET_PLATFORMSH_CLI_TOKEN="XMAG92S9_9gf5Mlhb7-JIEjVwYYhY-MGuKcspAdL0CjkU"
If you’d rather not put the token in your global environment file then the token can be added to
$PROJECT/docksal/docksal-local.env by running:
fin config set --env=local SECRET_PLATFORMSH_CLI_TOKEN="XMAG92S9_9gf5Mlhb7-JIEjVwYYhY-MGuKcspAdL0CjkU"
cli service configuration with
fin project start. This will inject the token into
cli and authenticate
in the container with Platform.sh.
fin platform <command> from the host or
platform <command> inside
Please refer to the official docs for usage details.
Note: It is also possible to add/override these values via
.docksal/docksal-local.env at the project level. Keep in mind,
.docksal/docksal.env is a shared configuration file and should be committed to git.
.docksal/docksal-local.env, on the other hand, can be used for local overrides and should be excluded from git. As such, it is best to use
.docksal/docksal-local.env for any personal keys and tokens configured at the project level.
For easier integration with Platform.sh environment use the pull command. This allows you to easily bring your assets (db, files, and code) down to your local environment quickly without manually running through the steps.