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Display the certificate(s) of one or more selected pod(s).

This command initiates a port-forward to a given pod or a set of pods and fetches the TLS certificate.


 # Get certificate from pod foo-bar in the default namespace.
 linkerd identity foo-bar

 # Get certificate from all pods with the label name=nginx
 linkerd identity -l name=nginx


Flag Usage
Namespace of the pod
Selector (label query) to filter on, supports ‘=’, ‘==’, and ‘!=’