»Command: job validate
job validate command is used to check an HCL job specification for any
syntax errors or validation problems.
nomad job validate <file>
job validate command requires a single argument, specifying the path to a
file containing an HCL job specification. This file will be read and the job
checked for any problems. If the supplied path is "-", the job file is read from
STDIN. Otherwise it is read from the file at the supplied path or downloaded and
read from URL specified. Nomad downloads the job file using
On successful validation, exit code 0 will be returned, otherwise an exit code of 1 indicates an error.
When ACLs are enabled, this command requires a token with the
capability for the job's namespace.
-hcl1: If set, HCL1 parser is used for parsing the job spec.
-hcl2-strict: Whether an error should be produced from the HCL2 parser where a variable has been supplied which is not defined within the root variables. Defaults to true.
-var=<key=value>: Variable for template, can be used multiple times.
-var-file=<path>: Path to HCL2 file containing user variables.
Validate a job with invalid syntax:
$ nomad job validate example.nomadJob validation errors:1 error(s) occurred: * group "cache" -> task "redis" -> config: 1 error(s) occurred: * field "image" is required
Validate a job that has a configuration that causes warnings:
$ nomad job validate example.nomadJob Warnings:1 warning(s): * Group "cache" has warnings: 1 error(s) occurred: * Update max parallel count is greater than task group count (6 > 3). A destructive change would result in the simultaneous replacement of all allocations. Job validation successful