» auth help

The auth help command prints usage and help for an auth method.

  • If given a TYPE, this command prints the default help for the auth method of that type.

  • If given a PATH, this command prints the help output for the auth method enabled at that path. This path must already exist.

Each auth method produces its own help output.

» Examples

Get usage instructions for the userpass auth method:

$ vault auth help userpass
Usage: vault login -method=userpass [CONFIG K=V...]

  The userpass auth method allows users to authenticate using Vault's
  internal user database.

# ...

Print usage for the auth method enabled at my-method/

$ vault auth help my-method/
# ...

» Usage

There are no flags beyond the standard set of flags included on all commands.